John C. Parker Sr.(1931 - 2014)

John C. "Jack" Parker Sr., 82, of East Hampton, husband of the late Vera (Pavelka) Parker died Wednesday April 23rd at Middlesex Hospital. Born Oct. 17, 1931 in Middletown he was the son of the late John and Harriet (Bailey) Parker. Jack was a graduate of Middletown High School and had served his country in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He had worked as a Tool and Die Maker having worked for Heise Industries in Berlin before his retirement. Jack was a member of the American Legion and had lived in Higganum, Cromwell and Rocky Hill before moving to East Hampton 17 years ago. He is survived by his two sons John C. Parker Jr. and his wife Paula of Middletown, James J. Parker of East Hampton, two daughters Denise Scranton and her husband Mike of Middle Haddam, Linda Mardirosian and her husband Richard of East Hampton, a brother Clifford Parker and his wife Mary of Cromwell, a sister Mary Parker of East Hampton, nine grandchildren Ryan, Erin, Kevin, Rachael, Matthew, Daniel, Kelsey, Brittany, Colin, and a great grandson Anthony. He was predeceased by a brother Robert Parker and a grandson David. Funeral services will be private at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the East Hampton Volunteer Fire Department 5 Barton Hill Rd. East Hampton, CT 06424 or to the East Hampton Ambulance Assoc. P.O. Box 144 East Hampton, CT 06424. To leave online condolences please visit

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Published in The Hartford Courant on Apr. 25, 2014