Joseph J. Paparazzo, Sr., Paupack, died January 11, 2013 at home. His wife is Kate "O’Byrne" Paparazzo.

Born in Jersey City, NJ he was the son of Marie A. Leone Paparazzo of Brick, NJ and the late Joseph J. Paparazzo. He was a member of the Paupack United Methodist Church. He was employed as a mortgage broker for Weichert Financial.

Also surviving are a daughter Emily; sons Joseph, Jr. and Christopher all at home; a brother Victor Paparazzo and his companion Gina Damato of Rutherford, NJ.

He was also preceded in death by a sister Lisa Paparazzo.

Funerals services will be held Thursday at 4 p.m. in the Paupack United Methodist Church, 579 State Route 507, Paupack, 18451.

The family will receive friends on Thursday from 3pm until time of service at the church.

Cremation took place in the Lake Region Crematory at the James Wilson Funeral Home, Lake Ariel.

Arrangements are entrusted to and under the direction of the James Wilson Funeral Home, Lake Ariel.

Memorial contributions may be made to the American Diabetes Association.

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