PINCKNEYVILLE — Edward Para, 84, of Pinkneyville, formerly of Sandoval, passed away November 27, 2014 at Pinkneyville Nursing & Rehab in Pinkneyville.
He was born the son of Joseph & Bertha (Bel) Para on February 5, 1930 in Chicago. He married Elizabeth Lane in Sandoval in 1998, and she precedes him in death.
Survivors include his step-son Vern Bowlin of Duquoin; step-grandchildren Wendy Freeman of California, and Jill Freeman of Duquoin; and two step-great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and wife Elizabeth.
Mr. Para was a mason and enjoyed fishing.
Graveside Services will be held 10 a.m. Tuesday, December 2, 2014 at the Peaceful Valley Cemetery in Odin.
Online condolences and memories of Donald may be shared with the family by visiting daymaczfuneralhomes.com.