Wayne F. Papada

November 25, 1951 ~ November 13, 2019 (age 67)


Wayne F.  Papada, 67, of Minersville, passed away late Wednesday evening at the Hershey Medical Center.     

 Born in Pottsville, he was a son of the late Frank and Lorraine Butler Papada.   

    He was a graduate of Minersville High School. He was a member of St. Michael the Archangel Church, Minersville. He was a cutter and spreader in the local garment industry and had worked at Pine Shirt and Van Heusen Clothing. He also worked at KFI Plastic. 

     Wayne enjoyed spending time with his family. He was a beloved husband, father and grandfather.

  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a sister, Maureen. 

     He is survived by his wife of 37 years, the former Helen Toroney; a daughter Allison, and her husband Justin Terry, Minersville; a son Alan Papada, Minersville; and 2 grandchildren, Cheyenne Terry and Paige Dillman.

   Private services will be held at the convenience of the family. Arrangements are by the Donald J. Butler Funeral Home, 328 Sunbury St., Minersville. To offer condolences to the family or to light a candle in Wayne’s memory, visit us at

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