Posted by: John Munro | February 8, 2008

Anne Parsons Obituary

Parsons, Anne, (nee Kirby)

Passed peacefully away on Friday, February 8th, 2008 at Hoyles Home,
Anne Parsons in her 97th year. Predeceased by her husband Thomas
and daughter Lorraine Munro. Leaving to mourn daughters: Margaret
Parsons and Jean Perry of St. John’s and son Roy Parsons of St. John’s;
8 grandchildren; 8 great-grand children; sisters Mabel Butt of Wilmington
Mass., and Florence Roberts of Oshawa Ont.; brother Donald Kirby of
Wilmington, Mass.; sisters in law: Marjorie Kirby of Carbonear; Minnie
Kirby of Wilmington, Minnie Kirby of Kansas, Millicent Penny of Salmon
Cove and Louise Slade of Clark’s Beach.; as well as a large circle of
other relatives and friends. Anne was a school teacher in her early years,
mostly in the Bonavista Bay area. Rowing to work to tutor a student on
one of the islands was one of her duties. Being one of the eldest in her
family she was very helpful to the rest of her siblings. She was a loving
wife and mother and will be very dearly missed. Anne was always
involved in the life and work of her church, she was a life and honorary
member of the St. James United Church Women. Resting at Cauls Funeral
Home, LeMarchant Road. Visitation on Sunday from 2pm- 4pm and 7pm-9pm.
Funeral Service will take place on Monday, February 11th, 2008 at 2 p.m.
from St. James Church. Internment to follow at Mount Pleasant Cemetery. Gifts
in her memory can be made to St. James United Church Restoration Fund.

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