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Leo R. Parnes of Newton died at the age of 89 on Sunday, April 15, 2018. He was the loving husband of the late Elizabeth Betty Parnes and his beloved children: the late Katherine Parnes and her surviving wife, Susan Wurster, of Waltham; Stephen Parnes of Frederick, MD; and David Parnes and his wife, Michelle, of Seattle, WA. He also leaves behind his cherished grandchildren, Cara, Daniella, Nola, and Milo, as well as many other family members and friends. The final months and days of Leos life were filled with love and support, notably from his nephew Richard Dicky Marks, his niece Emily Ostrower, and his friends at Lasell Village in Auburndale. A celebration of life will be held on Sunday, April 29, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. in the Lasell Village Library on the ground floor of the Rogers Building, 85A Seminary Avenue, Auburndale. Poetic and other personal remembrances are encouraged. In lieu of flowers, commemorative donations may be made to the ACLU of Massachusetts, 211 Congress Street, Boston, MA 02110; and to the Southern Poverty Law Center, 400 Washington Avenue, Montgomery, AL 36104.
Published in The Newton Tab from Apr. 21 to May 2, 2018
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