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Jean Ellen Parker

December 9, 1956April 29, 2020

Portland, ME - Jean Ellen Parker, 63, of Portland, passed away April 29, 2020 at Maine Medical Center after a brief illness. Jean was born in Scarborough, ME, on December 9, 1956, one of four children of Charles Parker, and Lois (Libby) Parker. She graduated high school from Scarborough High in 1975 and then attended the University of Maine at Fort Kent. Afterwards, She enjoyed gardening, reading, the ocean view, but mostly enjoyed keeping tabs on her extended family, and ensuring that they were smiling at all times. She will be remembered for her compassion, generosity, strength of character, and her infectious smile. She is survived by her son Charles Cogswell, of Portland ME, Her sister Ann Pismenny of Massachusetts, her two brothers Randy Parker, and Steven Parker, as well as her loving nieces and nephews.


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Pamela Stepler

May 24, 2020

You will be missed lovely cousin and when I think of you I see your smile and hear your laugh rest in peace.

Lorraine Marro

May 24, 2020

I have many fond memories of Jean Ellen and the Parker family. I am thinking of all of her family and sending our heartfelt sympathy to all.

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