Re: :Vitals Parker family


Just arrived back from New Glasgow after a day trip visiting relatives.

Thanks. I added them to Jack's P.G. File in case I ever need them in the


On 12/26/08 5:53 PM, "Jim Welsh" <welsh793@...> wrote:

> Dave,
> Some obits you may not have. Use what you can. They are connected.
> Jim
> unknown Newspaper clipping
> Perry K. Allen
> Port Greville - Perry K. Knowlton, 75, of Port Greville, died Tuesday in
> Parrsboro Hospital. Born in Fraserville, he was the son of the late
> Oliver and Grace (Knowlton) Allen. He was a construction contractor and
> lumberman and served with the Royal Canadian Air Force in the Second
> World War. He was a customs officer. Surviving are his wife, the
> former Helen MacAleese; a son, Danny, Chatham, NB.; three grandchildren
> and two great grandchildren; a sister, Vilda (Mrs. Harold Parker),
> Worcester, N.Y.. He was predeceased by a son, Kenneth, three sisters
> and two brothers. The body is at Smith's Funeral Home, Parrsboro.,
> Funeral will be held Friday at 3:30 P.M. in Port Greville United Church,
> Rev. Parker Matheson officiating. Burial will be in the church cemetery.
> Compiled by J. Welsh, 12/26/2008service
> Obituary - unknown newspaper clipping.
> Vilda Parker
> DECATUR - Mrs. Vilda Nette Parker, 91, of Parker Road, Decatur, died
> Saturday, Aug. 12 1989, in Fox Hospital, Oneonta. She was born in
> Frazerville, Nova Scotia, the daughter of William and Julia (Knowlton)
> Allen. She was married to Harold C. Parker in Boston, Mass. He died i,
> 1964. A 41 year resident of Decatur, she previously lived in Yonkers.
> Surviving are three sons, Roy C. and Allen A. Parker, both of Decatur,
> and John Dundas of Corning; four daughter, Helen Ingraham of Baltimore,
> MD., Helena M. Adair of Birminghamton, Chloe Van Valen of Trumansburg
> and Regina Palmer of Oneonta; 17 grandchildren, and several
> great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be 1
> p.m. Monday, Aug. 14, 1989, in the Skinner Funeral home, Worcester, with
> the Rev. C. Norman Moran, pastor of the Main Street Baptist Church,
> Oneonta, officiating. Burial will be in Maple Grave Cemetery,
> Worcester. Calling hours Sunday evening.
> Compiled by J. Welsh, 12/26/2008
> her husband
> OBITUARY - Harold Parker passed away very suddenly at home in Worcester,
> New York on Wednesday, December 30, 1964. Born in Port Greville in 1900,
> he was the eldest son of the late Robert & Mary (Parsons)Parker. Mr,
> Parker was a member of the Wadsworth Baptist Church in New York, and a
> member of the Masonic Lodge, Yonkers. Surviving are his wife, the former
> Vilda Allen, Port Greville, four daughters, Mrs. Herbert Hoelter
> (Helen), Niagara Falls; Mrs. Helena Adair, East Worcester; Mrs. George
> Van Valen (Chloe), Trumansburg; Mrs. Eugenia Palmer, Oneonta; three
> sons, Roy of Decatur; Allen, Worcester and John, Trumansburg. Sixteen
> grandchildren; four sisters, Mrs. Walter Elbing, New Jersey; Mrs. Alton
> Robinson and Mrs. Darell Tibbetts both of New York City; and Mrs. Harold
> Wilson, Port Greville; four brothers, Carvel, Brooklyn, NY; Robert, New
> Jersey; St. Clair, Toronto; and Ross, Ohio, also survive.
> Funeral was held Jan. 2 at the Skinner funeral Home. Burial at Maple
> Grove Cemetery, Worcester.
> Source: newspaper clipping. 10/8/2004
> Obituary - Local Newspaper clipping; no year listed.
> Mrs. Nellie Spicer passed away at the Halifax Infirmary Sunday Jan. 10
> after a brief illness. Born in Fraserville, sixty eight years ago, she
> was the daughter of the late Mr. & Mrs. Oliver Allen of Port Greville.
> Mrs. Spicer had resided in Parrsboro most of her life, where she had
> been a faithful member of the United Church and the Rebecca Lodge. She
> is survived by one daughter Grace, (Mrs. Ross Gibson) of Pictou, with
> whom she had been residing before her illness. Also surviving are three
> sisters; Nina Spicer of West Burke, Vermont; Vilda Parker of Worcester,
> NY and Hilda Morris in Boston and two brothers, Harry and Perry Allen in
> Port Greville. Her husband Johnson Spicer predeceased her in 1951.
> Funeral services will be held Jan. 13 at the United Church in Parrsboro.
> 1/2/2006
> Obituary Newspaper clipping
> Carvel W. Parker - Halfway River - Carvel W. Parker, 70, of Halfway
> River, formerly of New York, died Wednesday i Truro Hospital. Born in
> Port Greville, he was the son of the late Robert and Mary (Parsons)
> Parker. He was a retired employee of the New York Shipping
> Association. Surviving are his wife, the former Jacqueline Lantz; a
> daughter, Dolores (Mrs. Gene Vaughan), Nyack, N.Y.; two sons, Gene,
> Halfway River; Henry, New York; three sisters, Christina (Mrs. Harold
> Wilson), Port Greville; Mary (Mrs. Darrell Tibbetts), Ward's Brook; Eva
> (Mrs. Elton Robinson), New York; two brothers, Ross, Troy, Ohio; St.
> Clair, Toronto; two grandchildren. He was predeceased by his first
> wife, the former Agnes Fife. The body is at Smith's Funeral Home,
> Parrsboro, where funeral services will be held Saturday at 2 P.M., Rev.
> Parker Matheson officiating. Burial will be in Port Greville United
> Church Cemetery.
> Compiled by J. Welsh, 12/26/2008
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