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Obituary for Gary P. Farber

Gary Paul Farber, 55, of Milesburg, was called home to be with the Lord on Friday, December 3, 2021, after a brief illness. Born on August 24, 1966, in Ogden, Utah, he was the son of the late Paul Alan and Joan (Radabaugh) Farber.

Gary attended Roy High School and entered the United States Air Force in 1984, where he was a helicopter radar repair technician. While stationed in Ft. Walton Beach, Florida, Gary met and married his wife, Maureen (Emel) Farber, who survives at home after sharing 33 years of marriage together. Upon completion of his military service, he attended Southern Utah University and Weber State University, where he earned a degree in Radiologic Technology. Gary spent many years working in healthcare in various cities and states. In recent years, he was employed at SCI Benner.

In addition to his wife, Maureen, he is survived by his three children, Caitlin, Kyler, and Lorien Farber, and his siblings, David Farber (Laura), Dian Farber, Kerrie Anderson (Eldon), and Keith James (Angela), all of Ogden, Utah. Also surviving are 11 nephews, 11 nieces, mother-in-law, Nancy Emel of Bellefonte, and friend and brother-in-law, Brent Emel (Miranda) of Huntingdon.

Along with his parents, he was preceded in death by his father-in-law, Gray Emel, sister-in-law, Tina Farber, and brother-in-law, Brad Emel.

Gary was of the Mormon faith, which was very important to him. He leaves behind many a friend at church and work. In his free time, Gary enjoyed fishing, family, friends and traveling. Additionally, he never turned down an opportunity to play a game of golf, and became quite interested in geneology.

A Celebration of Life Service will be held on Saturday, December 18, 2021, at 11 a.m., at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 842 W. Whitehall Road, State College, with Bishop Ben Burgess officiating. Gary will be interred in his favorite place, Roy, Utah. He will finally he home at last.

Arrangements are under the direction of Wetzler Funeral Service, Inc. in Bellefonte.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial contribution to the Gary Sinise Foundation, which honors our nation’s defenders, veterans, first responders, their families, and those in need, at www. their families and front-line workers, by going to www.

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