Eugene Erwin Parsons
Passed on: February 3rd, 2013
Passed peacefully away surrounded by his loving family at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital on Sunday, February 3, 2013 after a brief illness, Eugene Parsons, of St. John’s (formerly of Victoria) aged 80 years. Predeceased by his mother Julia; father James; step-father Ernest; brothers: Rudy and James; sisters: Stella and Gladys; as well as step-brothers and step-sisters. Leaving to mourn with fond and loving memories, his wife of 57 years, Joan Parsons (nee Rowsell); children: Roy (Peggy), Darlene (Ronnie), Barry (Roslyn), Sandra (Bobby), Keith (Donna), Ruth (Wilson), Robert (Michelle), Elizabeth (Al), Jeff (Courtney); 20 grandchildren; 6 great-grandchildren; as well as sisters: Murly Percy and Rita Tuttle; sisters-in-law: Melinda Loveman, Phoebe Sheppard, Janet Rowsell (Willis), Helen Parsons, and Mary Sutton; brother-in-law: Baxter Rowsell (Madeline); as well as a large circle of family and friends. Special thanks to the doctors and nurses of the CCU at St. Clare’s Mercy Hospital. Resting at Barrett’s Funeral Home, 328 Hamilton Avenue on Tuesday, February 5, and Wednesday, February 6, from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. Funeral Service will take place from Barrett’s Funeral Chapel on Thursday, February 7, 2013 at 2:00 p.m., with interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Flowers gratefully accepted, or donations may be made in Eugene’s memory to the NL Lung Association. To sign the online memorial guestbook, please visit www.barretts.ca.