Robert A. Bacigalupa Jr., 49, Sun Park electrician

December 05, 2003

Robert A. Bacigalupa Jr., a Baltimore Sun electrician who served in the Coast Guard, took his own life Nov. 26. The Fallston resident was 49.

Mr. Bacigalupa was born in Baltimore and raised in the Medfield neighborhood. After graduating from Polytechnic Institute in 1972, he enlisted in the Coast Guard. He served as an electrician aboard icebreakers and was discharged in 1976.

He began working in 1991 as an electrician at Sun Park, the newspaper company's printing plant at Port Covington. At his death, he was an assistant chief electrician.

A movie buff, Mr. Bacigalupa regularly attended films at the Charles Theatre. He also enjoyed traveling to Italy and France and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

Services were held Sunday.

Surviving are two sons, Joseph Bacigalupa of Bel Air and Benjamin Bacigalupa of Dundalk; his parents, Robert A. and Jacqueline E. Bacigalupa of Medfield; two brothers, John Bacigalupa of Medfield and Charles Bacigalupa of Stewartstown, Pa.; three sisters, Stephanie Bucher of Voorhees, N.J., and Robin Tracy and Sharon Cristino, both of Lutherville; and two grandchildren. His marriage to the former Jean Taylor ended in divorce.

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