Paul Edward Marowelli Jr., 46, Defiance, passed away on October 4, 2013, at CHP Defiance Area In-Patient Hospice Center.
He was born in Toledo, Ohio, on Oct. 24, 1966, the son of Paul Marowelli Sr. and Joyce Brown. He married Tyna Jane Weiland in 2007.
Paul was proceeded in death by his father, his wife and grandparents.
He is survived by one brother, Clifford; and mother, Joyce, both of Mesa Arizona; and his in-laws, Willie and Carol Weiland.
Paul was a truck driver for many years and also loved being a grandfather to RaeRae. Paul loved to fish and enjoyed working with animals. He volunteered at Friends of Felines' Rescue Center in Defiance, Ohio, for seven years and also Tri-State Transport and Rescue for three years. Paul also included in his family his six cats. He was loved by many friends and had a way of making anyone smile and laugh.
A celebration of life memorial will be held at Friends of Felines' Rescue Center at 2 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 13, at 14597 Power Dam Road, Defiance.
Those planning an expression of sympathy are asked to consider memorial contributions to Friends of Felines' Rescue Center to help take care of his cats and help financially with medical costs for Paul.