In Loving Memory of
Reta Parkinson (nee Howard)
July 18, 1933 - May 17, 2023
Reta passed away peacefully at home
on Wednesday, May 17, 2023 with family by her side.
Wife of Charlie Parkinson (predeceased).
Mother of Bradford Parkinson (Judith)
and Bryan Parkinson (Karen).
Grandmother to Joshua (Matthew), James (Tammie), Kevin (Sarah) and Jack (Kate).
Great grandmother of Kimberlee, Mary Jane and Henry.
Daughter of the late John Howard and Lulu (nee Wilkin).
Sister of Helen Howard, Alfred Howard (Leta),
Mildred Howard, James Howard, Eleanor Bond (Len), Jesstena Mandigo (Roy), Dorothy Allard (Fred),
Doris Chisholm (Julian), Wilbert Howard (Cecelia),
Betty Van Horn (John), Lawrence Howard (Marlene), Maudie Caradonna (Jack), Will Howard (Jane),
Lenard Howard (Ilene) and Tom Howard (Florence).
Reta will be greatly missed by many family and friends.
We would like to thank Dr. Jeffrey for his wonderful care of our mother.
Family and friends will gather
at Island Funeral Home
on Monday, May 22, 2023 from 1-3pm and 6:30-8:30pm
On Tuesday, May 23, 2023 at 11am
Burial to follow in Cold Springs Cemetery
Luncheon will be held at Rockville Community Center.
Donations may be made out to the
Mindemoya Hospital Auxilary
or your foundation of choice.
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