Jarrad Parkin

Amherst, Massachusetts


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AMHERST -- Jarrad Wendell Parkin of Amherst, son of Bruce and Georgianna Parkin, passed away Saturday, Jan. 27. Jarrad struggled with chronic pain and numerous ailments for the past seven years. His story is far too common these days- doctors tried to manage his pain with prescription drugs but,...

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Jerrod was a good friend...and I miss him very much. Special in many ways, he was a sensitive and big hearted friend. The highlight of many a morning, was the coffee and talk we shared.
It dosnt seem fair, that sometimes, the people who have the biggest heart, and feel things so deeply and honestly... find it the hardest to manage the pain.
Im greatful to have called him my friend, and my life has been enriched, from knowing him. I hope that he found...

Dear Georgianna and Bruce - my mom Linda and I were stunned and heartbroken to see Jarrad's obituary. We have many great memories of being your neighbors on Montague Road. Jarrad and I spent a lot of time together as kids playing outside and though he was a boy and younger than me - I always remember enjoying his company and those differences didn't mean anything when we were tunneling through snow to build a fort or riding our bikes up and down the dirt road. I see that today is his birthday...

Dear Jarrad:
We miss you terribly. I am so sorry that this happened.
You will always be remembered fondly.
We are trying to understand all this but unfortunately it's a lot to comprehend.
Having said that, we are prepared to move forward. Grandmas Bert and Sophie, your mom and dad, your aunts and cousins and your friend Charlie.. All of us are confident that you are now pain free and without fear or constraint. We believe that the universe you have traveled to will only...

Georgianna and Bruce I am so sorry for your loss. It was a true shock to learn of the passing of my dear cousin Jarrad. Jarrad and I shared many memories during family get togethers and we will continue to keep his memory alive. I love you both very much.

Kelly Tymkowiche

Georgianna and Bruce,
Jarrad sounds like a wonderful person, who grew up with great values about the outdoors, nature and life. I hope that you will treasure the great memories of all the activities and family time you shared with him, and that will help sustain you in your grief.
Love and hugs, Margaret

Bruce and Georgianna I'm so very sorry for your loss, Jared and I grew up together as great friends. Please accept my deepest condolences.

Dear Bruce and Georgianna, Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved son, Jarrad. May you find peace of mind and strength from warm memories.

Jarrad was a solid guy and a good buddy. We played Little League together on the J. Austin Tigers; Bruce, you were one of our coaches. I'll fondly remember cruising around in the Blazer, packed like a clown car filled with good friends going on adventures. I was shocked to hear of his passing and wish you both condolences for your loss.

Hi Bruce and Georgianna-I am extremely sorry to hear of Jarrad's passing-I pray for you both to find peace through this tragic loss. I loved your son very much! I also pray he is at peace. I will always love him.