OBITUARY

William F. Parker Jr.

January 16, 1934October 4, 2013

William F. Parker, Jr., of New Milford, CT (formerly of Yonkers) died on Friday, October 4, 2013 at Candlewood Valley Nursing and Rehabilitation Center in New Milford, CT. He was 79 years old. He was born on January 16, 1934 to William F. Parker, Sr. and Mary O’Brien Parker in Yonkers where he was raised and attended St. Mary’s Grade School and graduated from Stepinac High School in White Plains in 1952. Mr. Parker was a firefighter for the City of Yonkers for twenty-two years from 1960 until his retirement in 1982. He served in the United States Marine Corp from 1953 to 1960. He achieved the rank of Lance Corporal and was stationed here in the states. Mr. Parker was a parishioner of St. Bartholomew’s Church and his hobbies included fishing, carpentry, and was an avid eagle collector. On November 3, 1956, he married Elizabeth Mary McNulty in St. Mary’s Church. Mrs. Parker survives and lives in New Milford. In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, William F. Parker, III, YFD and his wife Grace of New Milford and two daughters, Elizabeth Gerosa of Somers and Lisa Beresford and her husband Erik of Katonah. He is also survived by his six grandchildren, Nicole, Christopher, Andrew, Caitlyn, Ryan, and Mason. He was predeceased by three sisters, Janet White, Margaret Brusack, and Elizabeth Klustner. Visiting hours will be at Whalen & Ball Funeral Home on Wednesday, October 9 from 4-9 pm. Funeral Service will be held in the funeral home on Thursday, October 10 at 10 am. Interment will follow at St. Joseph Cemetery. Donations in his memory may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 785 Mamaroneck Avenue, White Plains, N.Y. 10605-2523.

Whalen & Ball Funeral Home 168 Park Ave. Yonkers, N.Y. 10703 (914)965-5488 www.whalenandballfh.com

Services

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 9, 2013
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 10, 2013
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William F. Parker Jr.

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Pete Ponga

October 11, 2013

My sincere condolences to the Parker family. Bill was a gentlemen and all around great guy. He will be missed. May he rest in peace.

Bomia Family

October 11, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Denise Landi

October 10, 2013

Dear Betty and Family,

Our deepest sympathies on the loss of your beloved husband, father and grandfather. Bill was a gentleman in every sense of the word. May you find comfort in the beautiful memories you have of him.

You are in our thoughts & prayers. May God bless you all.

Fay & Denise Landi

Grace Schipani

October 10, 2013

My heart goes out to everyone in the Parker family. May God's comforting presence surround you and bring you strength during this difficult time.

Denise

October 9, 2013

Dear Parker Family,

So so sorry for your loss. Mr Parker was a wonderful man. A true gentleman. I will never forget him. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you especially you Parker (Lisa). I am so sorry I was not there but know I am thinking of you. Love

rudy

October 8, 2013

Always a gentleman

Lillian Schipani

October 8, 2013

Sorry for your loss.May god bless you and your family.

Lisa and Patrick Simmonds

October 7, 2013

We are so sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

Vinny and Francia Schipani

October 6, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to the Parker Family.Our prayers and thoughts are with your family.

Vinny and Francia Schipani

October 6, 2013

Our deepest sympathy to the Parker Family.Our prayers and thoughts are with your family.