Robert L. Paulin

Gardiner-Robert L. Paulin, 62, of Libby Hill Rd. passed away unexpectedly on Thursday, December 17, 2009 at Maine General Medical Center, Augusta.

Bob was born in Waltham, Massachusetts on January 31, 1947 the son of Leo and Irene (Cormier) Paulin.

He enjoyed working in his garage on motor sport projects and building race cars.

Bob worked as an Auto Mechanics instructor at the Capital Area Vocational Technical Center in Augusta for ten years. He also owned and operated his own motorsports marketing agency and served as the Northeast Media Coordinator for NASCAR. He was a published journalist, writing several motorsports columns for the Kennebec Journal and Lewiston Sun Journal.

He was predeceased by his parents, sisters Diane Paulin, Janine McGovern. Bob is survived by his wife, Diana (Mandile) Paulin of 42 years of Gardiner, a sister Anne-Louise Paulin of Seattle, WA a very special niece Angela Ayer of Wareham, MA and special friend Carole Hickey and her husband Nelson of Whitefield.

Per Bob’s request there will not be any services at this time.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the American Cancer Society 1 Bowdoin Mill Island Suite 300 Topsham, Me 04086.

Arrangements are under the care Kincer Funeral Home 130 Pleasant St. Richmond, Me 04357.