James W. Faranow II, 67, of Lebanon, passed away on Friday, Oct. 2, 2020, at the WellSpan Good Samaritan Hospital, Lebanon, PA.

Jim was born on Mar. 31, 1953, in Lebanon, to the late James W. and Florence (Ainsworth) Faranow. He was the husband to his loving and adoring wife of 26 years, Brenda (Aunspach) Faranow. Jim was raised in Pottstown and Kenhorst, PA. He was a 1970 graduate of Governor Mifflin High School in Shillington, PA. Jim worked for Toad Alley and Signature Snacks companies in Mohnton, PA. for 40+ years, retiring in March 2019. Jim was a life-long Philadelphia Eagles and Phillies fan. He was a true cat person, having four at home, and was the foster dad to several stray cats from the neighborhood. He was an avid fisherman and car enthusiast.

He is survived by his wife Brenda, his two stepsons Tim Keath, of Lebanon, and Jason Keath, of Hershey, his sister Kitty Coldren and her husband Edward, of Mount Joy, his niece Jenn Coldren, of Landisville, his nephew Mark Coldren, of Richboro, PA., two grandnephews, Emerson and Wilder Long, of Landisville, and sister-in-law Marsha Aunspach. Jim will be missed for his kindness, his loving spirit, his sense of humor, and his great laugh.

The family members will be conducting a private memorial and burial service at the Mt. Lebanon Cemetery.

Donations in memory of Jim’s life may be made to a Lebanon area animal rescue service or Humane Society of Lebanon County, 150 N. Ramona Rd., Myerstown, PA 17067.

Online condolences may be shared at www.christmansfuneralhome,com.