Aug. 9, 1933 ~ Aug. 29, 2013

A Mass of Christian burial will be held Saturday, August 31, 2013, at 11:00 a.m., at Ibert’s Mortuary for Mr. Robert “Bobby” Joseph Goulas, 80, a native and lifelong resident of Franklin, who passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013, at 8:39 a.m. at his home. He will be laid to rest in the Franklin Cemetery. Fr. Thomas Vu will officiate the services.

Bobby retired from Cabot in 1996 after 40 years of dedicated service, working as a Production Operator.

Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Shelby McLain Goulas; three sons, Bobby Goulas, Jeff Goulas and his wife, Donna, and Scott Goulas and his wife, Lisa; two daughters, Joni Goulas Markerson and Kelly Goulas Jones and her husband, Mike; 11 grandchildren, Christina Perron, Matthew, Andrew and Micah Goulas, Lauren, Katie, Megan and Ryan Jones, Hailey, Cailey and Ashley Goulas; and one great grandson, Nathan Jones.

He was preceded in death by his parents, August and Lucile Simoneaux Goulas; two brothers, Blaise and Raymond Goulas; one grandson, Jason Leonard; and a son-in-law, Johnny Markerson.

A gathering of family and friends will be held Saturday, August 31, 2013, at Ibert’s Mortuary from 9 a.m. until time of Mass, with the rosary being prayed at 10:30 a.m.

Serving as pallbearers will be his three sons, Bobby, Jeff and Scott and his three grandsons, Matthew, Andrew and Micah.

Family and friends may view the obituary and express their condolences online by visiting

Arrangements have been entrusted to Ibert’s Mortuary, Inc. of Franklin.

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