Robert Parry

Obituary of Robert Parry

Robert Parry, Jr., 92, of Scott Township, PA, died Thursday, November 21, 2019 at The Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, Scranton, PA. He is survived by his wife, the former Grace Messina. They celebrated 70 years of marriage on September 10th.

Born January 19, 1927 in Blakely, PA, he was the son of the late Robert, Sr. and Mae McLaughlin Parry.

Bob was a graduate of Blakely High School and Penn State University. He retired from Lockheed Martin in Archbald, PA, where he had been employed as an electrical engineer. Bob was a proud Army veteran of World War II where he served in the European Theatre. He will be remembered as a master gardener but most of all as a loving family man who will be deeply missed.

He is survived by one son: Robert J. Parry (Barbara) of Scott Township, PA; two daughters: Jane Jarusik (Ron) of Lake Ariel, PA and Mary Rose Applegate (Neil) of Scott Township, PA; one brother: Chuck Parry of Peckville; six grandchildren: Robert Parry, Craig Parry (Melissa), Chad Parry (Kim), Valerie Munley (Dan), Ron Jarusik and Amanda Applegate(Justin Hennings); 12 great grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother: Jack Parry; four sisters: Marlin Lemoncelli, Elaine Parry, Delores Greenfield and Mae Kvetkosky.

A Mass of Christian Burial was held on Saturday, November 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. from Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, 1101 Willow Street, Peckville, PA, celebrated by Rev. Andrew Kurovsky, pastor. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions were made to the Jewish Home of Eastern Pennsylvania, 1101 Vine Street, Scranton, PA 18510 or to the donor's favorite charity.

Arrangements were entrusted to Carmine J. & Louis C. Parise Funeral Home and Cremation Services, Inc., Carbondale, PA.

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11:00 am
Saturday, November 30, 2019
Sacred Heart Of Jesus Church
1101 Willow Street
Peckville, Pennsylvania, United States
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