Wayne J. Parke, 71, of Upper Fairfield Twp., passed away September 12, 2018 at UPMC Williamsport Regional Medical Center.
He was born November 29, 1946, in Williamsport, a son of the late John H.H. and Evelyn J. (Fry) Parke.
Wayne retired in 2011 as the Facility Manager at Primus Technologies after 35 years. He was a member of the Church of Good Shepherd where he was a lay reader for many years, served on the vestry and was head of the church cemetery. He enjoyed working on motorcycles and cars and was a “Mr. Fix It”. Wayne was very fond of his grandchildren and family.
He was predeceased by his parents; and his son, Jason W. Parke.
Surviving are his wife of 52 years, the former Ann L. Klopp; his son, Joshua W. (Lori) Parke, of Montoursville; daughter, Jennifer A. (Randy) Wagner, of Montoursville; brothers, Glenn (Jean) Parke, Dale (Christine) Parke, , both of Montoursville; a sister, Susan (Daniel) Damaska, also of Montoursville; four grandchildren, Jesse (Mariah Bashnick) Wagner, Jerret Wagner, and twins Jacob and Ethan Parke.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date. Burial will be in the church cemetery at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Wayne’s name to the Church of The Good Shepherd, 827 Good Shepherd Road, Montoursville, PA 17754.
Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.