The Daily Item
WATSONTOWN — Paul L. Fornwalt, 84, formerly of 360 Metzger Road and most recently of 1105 Main St., Apt. 103, passed away on Monday, Dec. 3, 2012, at his home.
He was born Nov. 26, 1928, in Riverside, a son of the late Willard and Ethel (Schaeffer) Fornwalt. His wife of more than 40 years, the former Carlene Erma Feigles, preceded him in death in January 1996.
Paul was a farmer for most of his life. He also worked for 10 years for Delaware Township.
He was a member of Clyde F. Mowrer American Legion Post 323, Watsontown, and Muffley-Huff Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 8206, Turbotville.
Paul was an avid junk collector and well known for wearing bib overalls.
Surviving are one son, Lester Carr Jr., of Watsontown; one daughter and son-in-law, Linda and Boyd Shemory, of Watsontown; three sisters, Nora Black, of Muncy, Jennie Kurtz, of Watsontown, and Carrie Lee Fornwalt, of Hughesville; two sisters-in-law, Regina Fornwalt, of Watsontown, and Sandra Fornwalt, of Turbotville; five grandchildren, James, John and Jessica Hartley, Misty Sassaman and Wendie Musser; three great-grandchildren, Chancelyn, Jaycee and Landon Musser; numerous nieces and nephews, including Brian Fornwalt; and two special friends, Tammy and Scott.
He was preceded in death by one son, Robert Fornwalt; one daughter, Lou Ann Fornwalt; four brothers, Harold, Henry, Carl and Marvin Fornwalt; and one sister, Bessie Worthington.
Services will be held privately at the convenience of the family in Muncy Cemetery.
The family is being assisted by the Cronrath-Grenoble Funeral Home, 308 Main St., Watsontown.
Expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.cronrathgrenoblefuneralhome.com.