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Welcome to the memorial page for

Paul Richard Repath

February 5, 1938 ~ November 23, 2017 (age 79)

Paul Repath, 79, of Alpena passed away on Thursday, November 23, 2017, at his home.

Paul was born to the late Ambrose and Vivian (Edwards) Repath on February 5, 1938 in Lake Linden, MI.  On December 17, 1960, he married Gillian E. Edwards.  She preceded him in death on March 8, 2017.  Paul graduated from Northern Michigan University, received his Master’s Degree from Central Michigan University and taught math for St. Johns Public Schools until his retirement in 1992.  While working full time, he attended Cooley Law School in Lansing and received his Juris Doctor degree in 1982.  During the summers, Paul and his family would spend time in Mackinaw City where he was a captain for the Arnold Line Ferry Company transporting visitors to Mackinaw Island.  He was a people person, loved the Great Lakes, the Green Bay Packers and most recently has enjoyed his new hobby of photography, but most importantly was spending time with his granddaughter, Jaedyn.

Surviving are his 2 children, Andrew (Rosane) Repath, Lisa (Bob) Wissmiller; grand, Jaedyn, Keith, Jessica; and several cousins.

Mr. Repath was preceded in death by his daughter and son-in-law, Heather and David Donovan; and a brother David Edwards.

Memorial visitation will take place at the Bannan Funeral Home on Saturday, December 16, 2017 from 12 noon until time of the memorial service at 2 p.m. with the Very Reverend William J. McClure, Jr. officiating.

Memorials may be made to Sparrow Hospital Neonatal Unit, U of M Pediatric Oncology Department or the Huron Humane Society.

 


Charitable donations may be made to:

Huron Humane Society
3510 Woodward Avenue, Alpena MI 49707
Tel: 1-989-356-4794



 Service Information

Memorial Visitation
Saturday
December 16, 2017

12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707

Memorial Service
Saturday
December 16, 2017

2:00 PM
Bannan Funeral Home
222 S. Second Avenue
Alpena, MI 49707