Hector A. âPapoâ Feliciano
Aguadilla, PRâHector A. âPapoâ Feliciano, 65, of Lancaster, OH passed away on July 31, 2014 in Aguadilla, PR after a long battle with cancer.
He was born December 9, 1948 in Aguadilla, PR to Arcilio and Monserrate (Oriol) Feliciano. He graduated from high school in 1967 and then proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force from 1968-1974 including a tour in Vietnam. He worked for the U.S. Census Bureau from 1983 until 2000 in many capacities and in many locations. After retirement, Hector became a âgoat farmerâ, enjoyed attending auctions and spending time with his family. He was a truly loving husband, father, and grandfather.
He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Julie; 2 sons, Harold (Kiomaris Cruz) Camp Zama, Japan and Jordan, of the home; grandchildren, Harold D. Feliciano, Kiarrys Oquendo, and Sebastian Feliciano; sister, Gladys (Kiko) Feliciano (PR); niece, Joanne Perez (PR); nephew, Tony Rios (NM); father-in-law and mother-in-law, Paul and Lois Saum; brothers-in laws, David (Robin) Saum and Doug (Amber) Saum; and numerous cousins. Many special friends in Ohio, Puerto Rico and across the United States will deeply miss Hector, his contagious smile and his whistling. He was preceded in death by his parents, his aunts, one nephew and one great-nephew.
Funeral service will be held 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at the Taylor Funeral Home in Amanda with Pastor Phillip Venrick officiating. Burial will follow in Amanda Twp. Cemetery where military honors will be provided by Amvets #2256, Circleville. Friends may call from 4-9 p.m. Tuesday, August 5, 2014 at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the American Cancer Society or to the charity of their choice.