Burlington, VT – Maurice J Parent Sr, 91, passed away on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2022 at McClure-Miller Respite House, Colchester.
He was born on March 18, 1931 in Winooski, the son of Edmond and Maria (Duprat) Parent. He was a US Army Korean Veteran and did farming and was a custodian at Burlington Health & Rehab Center for 15 years. He was a former member of the Burlington Moose Lodge and the Burlington VFW, Post # 782.
He leaves his children: Donald & Cindy Parent, Maurice Parent, Jr., David Parent, Jeannine Baker, Gloria & Raymond Stokes, Sarah Shortsleeve , 21 grandchildren, several great grandchildren, his step-children: Eddie & Karen O’Neil, Kevin, Kathy and Millie Sutton, 7 step-grandchildren, his sister, Sylvia Beaudoin and husband, Xavier, brother-in-law, Eddy Howard, sister-in-law, Betty Parent and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was predeceased by his wife, Elaine, son, Stephen Parent, brothers: Leonard, Bernard and Robert Parent and sister, Gloria Howard.
“Rest in peace, your loving niece, Shelley Phillips. I will miss you!”
Visitation is on Thursday from 5-8pm at Elmwood-Meunier Funeral Home, 97 Elmwood Ave. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Friday, at 12:30pm in St. John Vianney Church, Hinesburg Rd., So. Burlington. Interment, with Military Honors, will follow in Ressurection Park. Those wishing may send memorial contributions to either: Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st St., Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or to American Lung Association, 372 Hurricane Lane, Williston, VT 05495