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Paul Rosario Pino

March 21, 1962 - April 18, 2021

Paul Rosario Pino, age 59, of Middletown, DE, died on Sunday, April 18, 2021, from cancer. He was born on March 21, 1962, in Wilmington, DE, to the late Rosario and Caroline Pino. Paul was the youngest of two brothers and remained close to his brother, Mario and his family, throughout his lifetime.

Paul graduated from Brandywine High School in 1980, where he participated in the band program. During this time, he developed his lifelong interest in the automotive industry.

Shortly after high school, Paul began his career as an automotive technician and in 1983, graduated from the Automotive Training Center. Seeing the impact of electronics and technology on our daily lives, he attended Pennsylvania Institute of Technology and graduated in 1990 with an Associates in Specialized Technology – Computer Engineering. By this time, Paul’s professional goals began to shift to electrical engineering. This goal was realized in 2000, when he graduated from the University of Delaware with a Bachelor of Electrical Engineering.

After graduating from the University of Delaware, Paul secured his dream job with W.L. Gore in product engineering. After a relationship with the Gore organization that exceeded 20 years, he distinguished himself as a leading expert in the radio frequency transmission and microwave industry. Paul’s expertise has helped keep our troops safe, and ensured seamless commercial communications.

Paul was more than a technology associate at W.L. Gore. His professional associates considered him a to be a mentor, and a trusted colleague. However, nothing was more evident to the people that knew Paul than his love for his family and faith.

Paul is survived by his ex-wife, Danielle Pino and their children, Dante and Alexa Pino; brother and sister-in-law, Mario and Maria Pino; nephew, Joseph Mousley; and his loving partner, Gina Salvitti Veith.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 2:30 pm until 4:30 pm on Saturday, May 1, 2021, at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 275 East Main Street, Middletown, DE. Face masks will be required for all in attendance. Service and interment will be held privately.                      

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Paul’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Hospital by calling 1-800-822-6344.

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9 Guestbook messages for Paul Rosario Pino

  • May God be with you to help you through this very difficult time. He was a wonderful dad and that never ends. May you feel his love everyday and may you know he is always with you. My prayers and Love to all of you.

  • Our sincere condolences to my grandchildren, daughter and Paul’s loving family. We will sincerely miss Paul and he will always remain in our hearts.

  • Paul was a good friend I met at Gore. A remarkable man. Always kind & thoughtful. We also had a Facebook friendship & I realized what a great sense of humor he had. He really made me laugh so hard on many occasions.
    Even when he became ill, you would hardly know because he was so positive and happy.
    I’m so very sad to hear of his passing and all my thoughts & prayers go out to his children and entire family.
    Such a wonderful man.

  • So sad to hear of Paul’s passing!! As a teenager I was fortunate to have been his friend. He was always so kind and a real gentleman!! Years later we reconnected on Facebook and you could see he was still the kind person he always was. He loved to talk about his beautiful children. To his family I am so sorry for your loss!!

  • R.I.P. dear Paul. We worked together at W.L. Gore. You’ve been an example of motivation, enthusiasm, positivity, professionalism, fairness, honesty and technical competence. Your smile will remain printed in my mind forever. Fiorenzo

  • Our deepest condolences to the Pino family on the loss of a kind, beautiful person. As Paul’s past co-workers at Gore, we will sincerely miss his smile, sense of humor, deep technical knowledge, and genuine concern and love for others. Sending you prayers for comfort and healing. Paul’s spirit will always remain with us.

  • So sorry to hear of your loss. Paul was passionate to learn and share his knowledge with others throughout his career. I’m sure his love and dedication for his family surpassed that.

  • So very sorry to hear for Paul’s passing
    We were in the same graduating class at BHS.
    My sincere condolences and sympathy to you and yours & may his memory be a blessing and with you forever

  • Deepest condolences to Paul’s family and friends. So sorry for your loss.
    I knew Paul from Brandywine HS. He was an amazing person then and through his life. It was my luck and to have had a chance to reconnect with him in the last year with Paul through FB.
    With sincere sympathy
    T