Dorothy Parent

Dorothy Parent Clifton ParkDorothy Parent, 65, of Grissom Drive, died on Friday, August 2, 2013 at the Ellis Hospital in Schenectady. She was born in Niskayuna on Feb. 12, 1948 and was the daughter of Dr. Pasquale T. Renna of Niskayuna and the late Gladys Fitchner Renna. She was a graduate of Niskayuna High School and was the wife of William Parent, whom she married on Sept. 28, 1968. Dorothy was a housewife and homemaker. She was an accomplished ceramics teacher who taught for many years at the Clifton Park Senior Center in Clifton Commons. She enjoyed golf, gardening, cooking and baking, but most of all she loved her family. Survivors in addition to her husband and father include her sons, Tod (Heather) Parent of Schenectady and Timothy (Rebecca) Parent of Round Lake; sister of Patricia Scheels of Schenectady; grandmother of Ty Parent of Schenectady and Aidan Parent of Round Lake; aunt of Raymond (Kim) Scheels of Delanson, Amy (Matt) Dubrey of Schenectady, and Patrick (Elex) Scheels of Voorhesville. Calling hours will be held Tuesday from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9 in Clifton Park. Memorial contributions may be made to the , 260 Osborne Road, Loudonville, NY 12211. Arrangements have been entrusted by the family to the Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home, 1550 Route 9, Clifton Park, New York 12065.
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Gordon C. Emerick Funeral Home
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Published in The Daily Gazette Co. on Aug. 4, 2013