Dr. Tanin Parich

Parich, Dr. Tanin of Alton, Illinois passed away peacefully at home on Friday, May 10, 2013. He was 69 years old. Dr. Parich was a physician at Saint Anthony's Hospital for 35 years, and served the communities of southern Illinois as a physician of internal medicine for nearly four decades. He is remembered by his many patients, colleagues and loved ones as a kind, honest, caring and humble man, devoted to his cause of helping others heal. His passion was to care for the elderly and those most in need. He loved animals and all living things. Dr. Parich grew up in a small Catholic Chinese community outside of Bangkok, Thailand. He graduated from Siriraj Mahidol University medical school in Bangkok, Thailand, and completed his residency in Brooklyn, New York. Dr. Parich is survived by two children, Mrs. May Henneman and Mr. Marc Parich; their mother, Mrs. Surapee Parich; their spouses, Mr. Beau Henneman and Mrs. Holly Parich; two darling grandchildren, Milo Henneman and Kachin Parich; and an adoring and loving companion, Jan Jenkins, her loving daughter, Jessica Jenkins and their dog and cat, Brock and Siam. Donations in honor of Dr. Parich's life should be sent to Beverly Farm at www.beverlyfarm.org/donate/.

Published in St. Louis Post-Dispatch on May 12, 2013