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Patricia Marie (nee MacNaughton) Parker

PARKER, Patricia Marie (nee MacNaughton) - A resident of Chatham, Patricia Parker passed away peacefully into the arms of Jesus at the Chatham-Kent Health Alliance, Chatham Campus on Saturday, February 10, 2017 at the age of 92. Patricia was the Daughter of Coll & Ethel (nee Booth) MacNaughton. Devoted wife of 64 years to J. Arthur Parker. Loving mother of Lynn Parker-Larsen of Chatham, Sam Parker and wife, Barbara Ann of Sarnia, Mac Parker and wife, Lorraine of Clive, AB and Dan Parker and wife, Nancy of Chatham. Grandma of Sheena Armstrong (David), Joshua Larsen (Nicole), Jordan Parker (Laurie), Rachel Kilbreath (Travis), Bethany Parker, Sarah Parker (fiancée Trevor), David Parker, Philip Parker (Jenessa), Maria Parker, Faith Parker, Season Hoogstad (Mike) & Jasmine Labombard. Great-Granny of Abigail, Abel, Brady, Dane, Ariel, Aurora, Elijah, Lila, Jocelyn, Seth, Nora, Alanna, Braden & Zachariah. Sister of Jean Roth and her late husband Kenneth of Sylmar California. Missed by her nieces, Robin, Pamela & nephew, Ron. Pat was born in Chatham, Ontario on July 18, 1925, she graduated from Wallaceburg High School in 1941 and subsequently worked in the Creamery in Wallaceburg in the 1940’s and then for IAC Finance in Chatham and Toronto until she married her loving husband J. Arthur in 1954. Pat and Art had their four children while living in Toronto, moved to Barrie for three years and then to Chatham in 1967. In 1968, she returned to full time employment, working for Thamesview Lodge Seniors Home in administration and retired after 23 years of service. Pat was a faithful member of Victoria Avenue United Church and then St. Paul’s Congregational Church. She was a devoted wife, and a loving, listening, and caring mother and grandmother. She was always interested in the lives of those around her and took the time to send cards with notes. Pat kept a close special long distance relationship with her sister Jean and formed lifelong relationships with her neighbors. She will be dearly missed but now rests in the Love of her Saviour - Psalm 23. Family to receive friends from 3:00 - 5:00 pm & 7:00 - 9:00 pm on Thursday, February 15, 2018 at McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME , 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham. A Funeral Service will take place at 1:30 pm on Friday at the Funeral Home with Rev. Margaret Moriyama officiating. Cremation to take place with a private family interment at a later date. Donations in memory of Patricia may be made to the Chatham Outreach for Hunger. Online condolences may be left for the family at www.mckinlayfuneralhome.com. McKINLAY FUNERAL HOME 459 St. Clair Street, Chatham 519-351-2040 13252427
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Posted by RUTH AND BILL HOWE (former church connections) On Saturday, February 17, 2018
WOW to have a mother and mate that many years has been a blessing to each one of you. Rejoice that this is such a short period of time before each one of you will be forever enjoying fellowship again.

It is that knowing that will help the loss which is and will be evident within each one of your lives. I do pray for God's peace to be you all at this transition time.

Sincere Sympathy
Posted by Hilary Henley (former co-worker) On Thursday, February 15, 2018
My sincere sympathy to you all; I have many happy memories of conversations with Pat in the good old days at TVL. She was so warm and caring; you were lucky to have had her as your Mother, and Grandmother.

Hilary

our sympathies
Posted by Doug and Mary Ellen Wellman (distant cousin) On Thursday, February 15, 2018
Art and family we are so sorry to hear of Pat's passing. I'm glad we were able to have a phone visit before Christmas. She will certainly be missed.

Sincerely Butch and Mary

Condolences
Posted by Robyne Comeau (past co-worker at TVL) On Wednesday, February 14, 2018
My thoughts and prayers go out to Pats family at this difficult time..
Our hearts go out to you.
Posted by Karen and Paul Dickson (Brady and Dane's Grandparents) On Tuesday, February 13, 2018
Lynn, Josh, Nicole, Brady, Dane and the Parker Family. Paul and I are so sorry at learning about the passing of Pat. She was such a bright light with an illuminating smile that made you feel so welcomed. We loved all the family time we were so blessed to share over the years and will dearly miss Pat and her contagious laughter.

May the love of God surround you and comfort you during this difficult time.

With Much Love, Karen and Paul


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