Robert Joseph Pulaski, Sr.

September 15, 1943August 4, 2018

Robert Joseph Pulaski, Sr., 74, of Williamsburg, VA, passed away peacefully on August 4, 2018. Bob was born in Dundalk, Maryland to the late Joseph and Helen Pulaksi. Bob attended the University of Baltimore and served in the Maryland National Guard. Bob enjoyed a long career in the brewing industry. Early in his career, he was with Miller Brewing as a Production Superintendent at their Fulton, NY and Milwaukee, WI plants. He retired from Anheuser Busch in 2002, after many years as the Facilities Engineering Manager at the Baldwinsville, NY and Williamsburg, VA breweries. He was a member of the International Facility Management Association and received the Maintenance/Engineering Exemplary Award multiple times. Bob was the Engineering Project Training Coordinator for aseptic filling and performed aseptic audits for many of the Anheuser Busch breweries. Bob was very generous with his time and was always willing to help a friend or even a stranger in need. He loved being with his grandchildren and attended as many school and sporting events as possible. He was an avid football fan and a loyal supporter of the Buffalo Bills. He was a loving husband, father and friend who will be dearly missed. Bob is preceded in death by his parents and sisters, Helen Shoemaker and Martha Bandurchin. Left to cherish Bob’s memory is his wife of 52 years, Dorothy Pulaski, and their two sons and their families, Robert Jr. and his wife, Maria of Glen Allen, VA and their children Jacqueline Pulaski and Garrett and Grant Arreola and Michael and his wife, Amy of Quinton, VA and their daughter, Anna. He is also survived by his brother, Anthony Pulaski and sister, Lorraine Grabowski of Maryland, as well as many special nieces, nephews and friends. The family will have a private memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor 1503 Michaels Road Henrico, VA 23229 or St. Jude’s children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Online condolences may be offered at


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Marianne Gilmour

August 9, 2018

Dear Dot,

I was shocked when I read the newspaper and saw your Bob's obituary. I know how terribly hard this is for you and your family and my deepest condolences go out to you. He was a wonderful man and I so enjoyed his visits to the clinic. I will hold him dearly in my memory. You and your family will be kept in prayers that your wonderful memories will bring you peace and comfort. Peace to all.

Marianne Gilmour

Kelly & Holden Mason

August 7, 2018

Dear Dot,

Our hearts go out to you during this difficult time.
Bob was always so full of life, he always made us laugh no matter
how crazy or how many times we listened to his stories.
He was one of a kind!
You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Kelly and Holden

Karen Perra

August 6, 2018

To Dot and family, our sincere condolences on the passing of Bob. He was a kind, sincere, and generous man with a great love for you and his family. May you all find peace in your hearts as you reflect on the wonderful memories you all shared. My heart goes out to you for this sudden tragedy. He will be missed by all who knew him.