Marjorie Frances Parisa, 89, of Ormond Beach passed away Tuesday, June 26, 2012 at Claire Bridge in Ormond Beach following a brief illness. She was born in Kansas City, Missouri. Coming from Ormond Beach, she had been a resident of Palatka from 1990 until 2009 when she returned to Ormond Beach. After high school she attended Beauty College in Kansas City, MO. She enjoyed quilting and participated with the quilting group at the St. James United Methodist Church in Palatka where she was also a member. She enjoyed making dollhouse furniture and her work had been featured in The Palatka Daily News. She had also enjoyed making and selling ceramics. She was a positive influence on her children, always pushing them to do better. She served as a volunteer with Haven Hospice and the Putnam County Literacy Council. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, Victor Parisa; and several brothers and sisters. Survivors include five sons and daughters-in-law, Victor, II and Frances Parisa of Ormond Beach, Sam Parisa and his companion, Lois Walters, of Kearney, Missouri, Kenneth Parisa of Holly Hill, Roger and Priscilla Parisa of Huntsville, AL, and Wesley Parisa and his companion, Ruth Huff, of Ormond Beach; a daughter and son-in-law, Yvonne and Terry Agee of Lincoln, Nebraska; a brother, Bud Monroe of Pleasant Hill, Missouri; seven grandchildren and spouses, Jason Agee, Gene Parisa, McGee Parisa, Morgan and Sean Shelton, Erica and Jake Roach, Yvonne and Christopher Sanders, and Zachary Parisa; and two great-granddaughters, Bromwyn Sanders and Eleri Sanders. Local funeral services will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, June 30, 2012 at the Masters Funeral Home of Palatka with Rev. Don Hanna officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service. In honor and celebration of Marjorie's life a Video Tribute will be shown. Graveside services will follow at a later date in Mt. Muncie Cemetery in Lansing, Kansas under the direction of O'Neil Mortuary Service, Inc., 21524 N. Main St., Peculiar, MO 64083. Flowers are gratefully accepted or memorial gifts may be sent to a hospice facility of your choice. Messages of sympathy may be expressed in Marjorie's online guestbook at www.themastersfuneralhomes.com. Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is in charge of local arrangements.
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Published in Daytona Beach News-Journal on June 29, 2012