Charles B Parker

Charles B Parker

New Britain, Hartford County, Connecticut, USA
Death 16 Sep 2018 (aged 92)
Burial Bourne, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 193672509 · View Source
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Surrounded by the love of his children, Charles Berchman Parker, 92, died at home on Sunday morning, September 16, 2018. Charles was born and raised in New Britain, CT on February 21, 1926, to Margaret (Hopkins) Parker and Godfrey Joseph Leo Parker. Charles graduated from Valley Forge Military Academy, Wayne, PA and proudly served as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Div. US Army during WWII.

Married for 50 years to the late Margarette Lillian Stuart, he leaves their 2 children, Laura Peritz Young (Enfield, CT) and Charles B. Parker, Jr. and wife, Janet (Surprise, AZ.) Charlie worked in the transportation industry for many years before moving from Agawam to Vineyard Haven, MA where he was a self-employed carpenter/painter for many East Chop residents and became the property manager for Havenside Apartments. He married Barbara Polleys in 1998 and together they enjoyed over 17 years of marriage. Charlie considered himself an expert on marriage and often offered others advice! He loved island living, traveling, and especially time with his family and many great friends. He was an active member of the American Legion, VFW, and Portuguese American Club on Martha’s Vineyard. He truly appreciated all who made it possible for him to live a full life in his own home. Charlie also leaves his treasured grandchildren: Michelle Frew and Paul Parker of Surprise, AZ and Kimberly LaPlante (Ludlow MA) and Kevin Peritz (Enfield, CT) who have many fond memories of time with their grandparents. He is also survived by his 8 great grandchildren and one great great granddaughter.
In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his sister Helen and brothers Godfrey and Wilford.

His family will receive friends on Wednesday, with a Funeral Home Service att the Agawam Funeral Home, 184 Main St., Agawam. Burial with Military Honors will be held privately.

Published in The Republican on Sept.

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