John D. “Opie” Paul, 93, of Montoursville, passed away Thursday, August 27, 2020, at UPMC Williamsport.
He was born June 28, 1927, in Shamokin, the son of John and Anna (Boback) Paul.
He retired from Textron after 35 years, he was a World War II veteran, a life member of the West End #5 Fire Co., Shamokin, the Republican Club, the former Oaks Club, and he loved sports, especially Penn State Football.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife, the former Doris O’ Donnell Johnson; a daughter, Linda K. Fellinger; and his brother, Joseph.
Surviving is his stepdaughter, Lana M. (Carl) Raup, of State College; son-in-law, Carl Fellinger, of Montoursville; grandchildren, Stacey (John) Saritelli, Alex (Mackenzie) Raup, Tiffanie (Tim) Maltba, Shelly (Carmen) Tarantino; and great-grandchildren, Enzo, Talia, Carlee, Christopher, and Lanie.
Funeral and burial will be held at the convenience of the family.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Shamokin Fire Company #5, 316 West Pine St, Shamokin, PA 17872.
Arrangements are being handled by Spitler Funeral Home, Montoursville.
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