Paul R. Barth Jr., 60, of South Abington Twp. died Sunday at Geisinger Community Medical Center in Scranton. He was the husband of Lisa (Prestwood) Barth. They were married in 1985.
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Born in Scranton, son of the late Paul R. Sr. and Elizabeth (Phillips) Barth, Paul enjoyed camping, bowling and especially fishing. He was a fan of the Dallas Cowboys and the N.Y. Mets. Paul loved to spend time with his family, and cherished the time with his grandchildren.
In addition to his wife, Lisa, Paul is survived by his daughters, Margaret Broskoskie and husband, Kenneth Jr., Carbondale; and Melanie Pearce and husband, Andrew, South Abington Twp.; his son, Paul R. Barth III and wife, Jessica, South Abington Twp.; his grandchildren, Nicolina, Madisyn, Mason and Lilly; his seven brothers and sisters; his mother-in-law, Edna Prestwood, South Abington Twp.; and many nieces and nephews.
The funeral will be Wednesday at 11 a.m. at the Brian Arthur Strauch Funeral Homes & Cremation Services, 602 Birch St., Scranton. Interment, Fairview Memorial Park, Elmhurst.
Friends may call Wednesday from 9 until the service.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the
, 712 South Keyser Ave., Scranton, PA 18517.
To leave an online condolence, visit www.strauchfu
Strauch Funeral Home
602 Birch Street
Scranton, PA 18505
Published in Scranton Times on May 5, 2014