Linda E. Parker, 68
WORCESTER - Linda Evers Parker, 68, of Worcester, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Thursday, October 20, 2016.
Linda leaves her husband of 48 years, William B. Parker; a son, Richard Parker of Boston; two daughters, Lorin Parker and her husband Randy Race of Stockbridge, Vt., and Sue Talmadge, her husband Erik, and their son Max of Ashland; three brothers, Kenneth R. Evers of Cape Coral, Fla., Thomas L. Evers of Uxbridge, and Harold D. Evers of Woonsocket, R.I., two sisters, Eleanor M. Covino of Milford and Barbara A. Speranza of Southborough; and many nieces and nephews. She was also godmother to Robin Stielau of Westbrook, Ct.
She was predeceased by her sisters Marion S. Reynolds, Dorothy J. Ciaramicoli and Joanne M. Buell, and her brothers Robert F., John F., and Donald D. Evers.
Linda was born in Milford, daughter of Kenneth and Agnes (Fougere) Evers. She lived in Natick for many years before moving to Worcester in 1997.
Linda was a graduate of Milford High School, Mass Bay Community College, and Boston University.
Linda recently retired after many years working as a manager in the medical records field at Glover Hospital, Boston University, and UMass Memorial Hospital.
Linda volunteered weekly for the past seven years as a Playspace Activity Leader through Horizons for Homeless Children.
Linda was a gifted gardener. She also had a passion for hiking the great outdoors, and recently reached the tops of several Northern New England mountains.
Linda was a treasured and beloved wife, mother, and grandmother. She will be sadly missed by her family and friends.
Calling hours are Monday, October 24, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Athy Memorial Home, 111 Lancaster St., Worcester. The funeral service will be held Tuesday, October 25, at Noon in the funeral home. Burial will be private.
Linda's family suggests donations in her memory to Horizons for Homeless Children, 1705 Columbus Avenue, Roxbury, MA 02119 or www.horizonschildren.org