Harvey P. Parry Jr.

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Harvey P. Parry Jr.

Age 85, passed away peacefully on Saturday, July 23, 2011 at the Heartland Hospice House.

Mr. Parry was born in Groveville, NJ, the son of the late Janet (Feathers) and Harvey P. Parry, Sr. Harvey joined the United States Navy at 17 so he could serve in World War II. He was also a veteran of the Korean War. He retired from the Wilmington Fire Department after 20½ years as a firefighter. He then retired as transportation supervisor for the Wilmington Medical Center and also worked in the maintenance department of Happy Harry's. His wife, Laura M. (Pawley) Parry died in 2007.

Harvey is survived by his daughter, Kathleen George, and his son, Harvey P. "Skip" Parry III, both of Wilmington; grandchildren, Maria Shook of Annapolis, MD and Stephanie Ferrario of Wilmington; and great-grandchildren, Nicholas Ferarrio and Ian Shook.

Services will be held at the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery Chapel at 2 pm on Monday, August 1, 2011. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be sent to Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ocheltree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.

(302) 652-5913

Published in The News Journal on July 29, 2011
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