Robert Juliano, 76, a onetime Navy officer who worked for 15 years in marketing at the now-defunct airline Pan Am, died Oct. 11 at his home in Fairfax County after a heart attack.

The death was confirmed by a daughter, Margaret Juliano.

Mr. Juliano began working at Pan Am in 1973 and was head of in-flight services by the time he left the company in 1988. In the early 1990s, he worked in marketing at ARINC, an Annapolis-based transportation communications and systems engineering company.

From 1996 until his retirement in 2001, he worked for Federal Data Corp. doing consulting work for the Federal Aviation Administration.

Julius Robert Juliano was born in Queens. He was a 1958 graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy in Annapolis. In 1967, he received a master’s degree from the Navy Postgraduate School in Monterey, Calif. He left the Navy in 1969 and received a master’s degree in business administration from Stanford University in 1973.

He did volunteer work for the Navy-Marine Corps Relief Society.

His marriage to Martha Ann Carey ended in divorce. Survivors include his companion of nine years, Sandy Butterfield of Fairfax City; four children from his marriage, Robert Juliano of New Haven, Conn., Ann Juliano of Malvern, Pa., Mary Juliano of Seattle and Margaret Juliano of Media, Pa.; a sister; and three granddaughters.

— Megan McDonough