SACO – Rodney Harold Paulette, age 52, of Shadagee Road, passed away at his home on Aug. 20, 2013, surrounded by his family.
He was born in Bangor on Sept. 30, 1960, a son of Robert and Marlene (Melanson) Paulette, who reside in Bangor.
After graduating from high school in Bangor, he went on to attend college at the Maine Maritime Academy.
Rodney went on to work for the State of Maine for many years as a Juvenile Community Corrections Officer and assisted with probation details.
He was an avid sports fan and enjoyed coaching his sons in football and baseball. He also enjoyed camping and spending time with family and friends.
He is survived by his wife, Heidi (Parker) Paulette; children, Nathan Paulette of Bangor, Jacob Paulette, Dylan Paulette of Saco, Andrew Paulette of Saco, and Libby Kimball; brothers, Robert Paulette of Portland, Roland Paulette of Bangor, and Mark Paulette of Bangor; sisters, Deborah Leavitt of Glenburn and Kelly Buzzell of Bangor; grandchildren, Gracelyn and Charlotte; and several nieces and nephews.
Visiting hours will be held 5-7 p.m. Friday evening, Aug. 23, at Dennett, Craig & Pate Funeral Home, 365 Main St., Saco.
A funeral service will be held 1 p.m. Saturday afternoon, at Messiah Christian Church, 2700 Wells Post Road, Wells, with a reception to follow. Burial will be at a later date.
The Rev. Dr. Daniel Moore will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rod Paulette Fund, 4 Scamman St., Ste 6, Saco, ME 04072. This fund was established to assist his three young sons. www.DCPate.com.