Patrick was born in Lowell, MA, on St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, 1959 and he loved being “Irish”; he was the dear son of the late John and Dorothy (Pacheco) Fullerton. Patrick was raised and educated in Wilmington and was a graduate of Shawsheen Tech High School in Billerica. Patrick was quite a hockey player for Shawsheen Tech and was well known by his #19.
Patrick was a hard worker in the construction field throughout the years.
Patrick was an avid Bruins fan who could get excited during a game but was mostly known to be a quiet guy with a big heart. Pat loved celebrating birthdays and holidays with his family whether making sure to make phone calls and/or sending cards; he was a good father, son, brother and uncle. He loved visiting Silver Lake where his brother Jackies monument is placed. He would also bring his children Erica Lyn “Honey Bun” and Patrick Kevin “PJ” any chance he could to fish and swim there. Pat was the family jokester and enjoyed pulling pranks on his nieces and nephews; always getting a “kick” out of their response. Pat looked forward to times spent with family and friends; he will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Patrick was the beloved father of Erica Lyn Fullerton of Billerica and the late Patrick Kevin Fullerton, Jr. He was the son of the late John and Dorothy (Pacheco) Fullerton, brother of Walter Fullerton of Lowell, Paul “Fully” Fullerton and Gale Judd both of Wilmington, Maureen Buckley, David Fullerton, and Robert Fullerton all of Orange, and the late John “ Jackie” Fullerton. Patrick is also survived by many nieces and nephews.
Family and friends will gather at the Nichols Funeral Home, 187 Middlesex Ave. (Rte. 62), Wilmington, on Tuesday, November 24th at 9:00 a.m.followed by a Funeral Mass in St. Dorothy’s Church, Main St. (Rte. 38), Wilmington at 10:00 a.m. Interment Wildwood Cemetery. Visiting hours will be held at the Funeral Home on Monday, November 23rd from 4:00-8:00 p.m. Memorial donations in Patrick’s name may be made to the Joslin Diabetes Center, One Joslin Place, Boston, MA 02215.