John H. Parsons Jr.

John H. Parsons Jr., 90, beloved husband of Noella (Linteau) Parsons of Enfield, died Saturday, Aug. 2, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital, Hartford.

Born on April 8, 1924, in Patterson, New York, son of the late John H. Parsons Sr. and Marion (Smith) Parsons, he had lived in Enfield for more than 50 years. John was a U.S. Army Air Corps veteran of World War II with the 363rd Air Service Group in the Asiatic Pacific Theater. He attended the yearly reunion with the 73rd Bomb Wing. He received his Bachelor of Science degree in electronics engineering from Milwaukee School of Engineering and was employed by Kaman Aerospace Corp., Bloomfield, as a design engineer for 30 years before retiring in 1988. John enjoyed fishing, reading, and was a fan of the Boston Red Sox.

In addition to his wife, "Nell," he leaves his devoted children, Nancy Driscoll of Braintree, Massachusetts, Barbara Cartier, and her husband, Edward, of Enfield, John H. Parsons III, and his wife, Linda, of South Windsor, and Susan Cavanaugh, and her husband, Jeffrey, of Enfield; a brother, Thomas Parsons of Franklin, North Carolina; adoring grandchildren, Laura, Michael, and David Driscoll, Nathan Cartier, and his wife, Alison Annon, Mady Caron, and her husband, Matthew, Craig and Evan Parsons, and Jacquelyn Agruso and Jeffrey and Matthew Cavanaugh; a great-grandson, Oscar Caron and many nieces, nephews, and dear friends.

His family will receive friends on Friday, Aug. 15, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels, 61 South Road, Enfield.

Memorial donations may be made to Disabled American Veteran, P.O. Box 14301, Cincinnati, OH 45250-0301.

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Leete-Stevens Enfield Chapels
61 South Road Enfield, CT 06082
(860) 749-2244

Published in Journal Inquirer from Aug. 7 to Aug. 11, 2014