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Richard Parkhurst

1944 - 2013 NORTH ADAMS Richard Joseph "Dick" Parkhurst, 68, of 186 Liberty St., died Thursday May 2, 2013, at his home.

He was born in Adams on Aug. 4, 1944, a son of the late Philip and Mildred (Herzog) Parkhurst. He attended schools in Adams.

He was a member of the Massachusetts National Guard for 25 years, obtaining the rank of sergeant.

He was employed as a meat cutter at the former Adams Supermarket for over 25 years.

He was a member of the North Adams Legion Post #125 and loved fishing and spending time with his family and grandchildren.

His wife, Irene (Duda) Parkhurst, died April 29, 1979.

Survivors include two daughters, Kristina Ostrowski and her husband, Mat, of North Adams and Brenda Parkhurst, and her longtime companion, Joseph Medeiros, of North Adams; one son, Patrick Parkhurst, and his wife, Dawn, of Pownal, Vt.; five grandchildren and six great:grandchildren; three sisters Sandra Bryant of North Adams, Joyce White of Dalton and Robin Friener of Adams; two brothers, William Parkhurst of Adams and Robert Parkhurst of Long Island, N.Y., and several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by a sister, Nancy Rondeau.

FUNERAL NOTICE: Funeral services will take place at the Flynn & Dagnoli-Montagna Home for Funerals, WEST CHAPELS, 521 West Main St., North Adams, on Friday, May 10, at 7 p.m. Calling hours will be Friday from 4 to 7 p.m.

Memorial donations are suggested for the through the funeral home. To send a card, flowers, gifts or a message. Please visit www.flynndagnolifuneralhomes.com.


Published in The Berkshire Eagle from May 6 to May 7, 2013
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