Joseph S. Fanara

April 18, 1936 ~ May 16, 2022 (age 86)



Joseph S. Fanara, Jr., 86 years of age of Mantua Township, Became our Gift to God on Monday, May 16, 2022.  Joseph was God’s Gift to Us on April 18, 1936 in Cleveland, Ohio, the son of the late Joseph S., and Mary (Ungaro) Fanara Sr.  He had been a Mantua area resident for the past 30 years, and had been employed at Carling Black Label Brewing Company in Cleveland.  He was a member of His Ministry in Aurora.  Joe loved waxing his car every day to the point where he could remove the color.  For those who knew and loved him, his warm smile will forever remain in their hearts.  On April 18, 1998, he married his beloved wife Lynda (Gamber) Fanara who survives at home.  Also surviving is his son Chris Fanara of Bedford, Amanda (Clint) Roy of Virginia; grandson Dominic Roy; nieces Tiffany (Brian) Schassar, and Kelley Horton.  His sisters Dolores MacAdam and Rose Murton preceded him in death.  Calling hours will be Friday, May 20, 2022 at Green Family Funeral Home & Crematory Service, 4668 Pioneer Trail at the corner of St. Rt. 44, Mantua, Ohio 44255, from 5:00 P.M. to 7:00 P.M. where his funeral service will then begin at 7:00 P.M.  Officiating will be Pastor Kevin Stansberry.  A graveside committal service will be held 10:00 A.M. Saturday, May 21, 2022, at Westlawn Cemetery on Route 82, Mantua Twp.,  (EVERYONE PLEASE MEET AT THE CEMETERY).  His video tribute, condolences, and memories may be viewed at

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May 20, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM

Funeral Service
May 20, 2022

7:00 PM
Green Family Funeral Home
4668 Pioneer Trail
Mantua, OH 44255

May 21, 2022

10:00 AM
Westlawn Cemetery
St. Rt. 82
Mantua, OH 44255

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