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Paul Anthony Tufano

April 2, 1958 - September 25, 2019

Service Date: October 2, 2019

Funeral Home James Wilson Funeral Home

Place of Service St. Marys Church, Ledgedale

A mass of Christian Burial will be held ‪Wednesday at 10 a.m.‬ from St. Mary’s Church ‪334 St Mary’s Church Rd Lake Ariel, Pa.‬ All those attending are asked to go directly to church.

The family will receive friends ‪Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.‬ at the James Wilson Funeral Home, ‪143 Gravity Rd. Lake Ariel Pa. 18436‬.

Paul Anthony Tufano, 61, died unexpectedly Wednesday at Geisinger Medical Center in Scranton.

Born in Huntington NY, he was the son of the late Patrick and Dorothy Kenny Tufano. He was a graduate of Huntington High School and went on to receive his Marine Boatyard Mechanic degree from EA Wilson Technical Center in Suffolk County, NY.

During his career Paul achieved master mechanic certifications from Mercury Marine and OMC, he owned and operated Tufano’s Marine Service Inc., he was also a heavy equipment operator and an excellent carpenter. He was a true craftsman, there was nothing he couldn’t do or fix.

He loved learning; always continuing his certification credits to keep up with changing technology in the Marine Field. Along with his love of boating he enjoyed fishing, gardening, sharing his knowledge, and most importantly spending time with his family and grandchildren.

Surviving is a daughter Michelle Wheeler and her husband Chad, their daughters Emily and Sabrina; Madison Twp. Two sons Sean Tufano and his wife Amanda, Moscow; and Christopher Tufano, Moscow: a very special loved one who was like a daughter to him, Kimberly Anne Overpeck and her companion Neil Metzgar, their son Truett; Lake Ariel; a sister Kathleen Peterson and her husband Rick, their son Michael, Pocono Lake; two brothers Charles Tufano and his wife Sandra, their sons Brandon and Alexander; John Tufano and former spouse Maureen Tufano, their children Alyssa and Joseph; Moscow; and his former spouse Kathleen LaMay; Moscow. He was loved by all who knew him, many more people called him pop, grandpa or the boat doctor.

A mass of Christian Burial will be held ‪Wednesday at 10 a.m.‬ from St. Mary’s Church ‪334 St Mary’s Church Rd Lake Ariel, Pa.‬ All those attending are asked to go directly to church.

The family will receive friends ‪Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m.‬ at the James Wilson Funeral Home, ‪143 Gravity Rd. Lake Ariel Pa. 18436‬.

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