John Francis Para, 68 of Bath, NY, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2018 at the Bath Veterans Administration.

John Francis Para, 68 of Bath, NY, passed away peacefully on April 26, 2018 at the Bath Veterans Administration.

John was predeceased by his parents, Ted and Eileen Para, and his sisters, Sharon Para Allen and Patti Jo Para Fraver.

He will be dearly missed by his beloved wife Pat, daughter Judie Love (Mike), son Jerald Love (Candy), brothers Ted Para, Tom Para, Gary Para (Kathy), Kevin Para (Laura), sister-in-law Lillian Para, brother-in-law James Fraver, grand-daughter Nicci Love (Pete), grandson Charlie Graner (Jill), great grand-daughters Mina, Tevera, Kaydence, JoeJoe, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and friends.

John proudly served his country and was stationed in Germany while in the Army. He also was an avid hunter and loved to fish. One of the things he loved most was teaching his son, nephew and granddaughters about hunting and fishing. John will always be remembered for being a wonderful, loving and giving man.

The family would like to thank the staff at the Bath Veterans Administration hospice wing for the exceptional care that John received.