Paul R. Favata

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Feb. 15, 2013

Paul R. Favata, 66, formerly of Scranton and Swoyersville, passed away on Friday evening, Feb. 15, 2013, at Geisinger Wyoming Valley Medical Center, Plains Township, following an illness.

Born on Aug. 4, 1946 in Pringle, Paul was the son of the late Joseph and Helen (Hydock) Favata. Prior to his retirement, Paul was employed for 25 years by the former Muskin Pools, Wilkes-Barre.

A man of many enjoyments, Paul especially enjoyed hunting and fishing. He also was an avid car enthusiast. Paul had a great love for his children and grandchildren and he always enjoyed spending time with them.

His presence will be deeply missed, but his spirit will forever live on in the hearts of his loved ones.

Paul is survived by his sons, Darrell Favata and his fiancé, Karen Walsh, of Dickson City, and Chuck Tyler and his wife, Kim, of Luzerne; his daughter, Tamara Rogers and her husband, Cory, of Sarasota, Fla.; his grandchildren, David Tyler, Ava Tyler and Evrett Rogers; his brothers, Michael Favata, of Swoyersville, and Joseph Favata, of Harding; his companion of 12 years, Adele Snyder, of Scranton and her children and grandchildren; his former wife, Marjorie Bates, of Palmetto, Fla.; his numerous nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are respectfully invited to join Paul's family for a visitation that will be held on Monday from 4 to 7 p.m. at the Wroblewski Funeral Home Inc., 1442 Wyoming Ave., Forty Fort. A Blessing Service for Paul will be held at 4 p.m. Monday, with the Rev. Deacon George Mochin Jr., of Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish, Swoyersville, officiating. Interment will be privately held for the immediate family members.

For additional information or to send the family of Mr. Paul R. Favata an online message of condolence, you may visit the funeral home website:

Published in Times Leader on Feb. 17, 2013