Francis Parent

GOFFSTOWN - Francis "Frank" Parent peacefully passed away Feb. 18, 2014, surrounded by his loving family at the Hillsborough County Nursing Home, after a long courageous battle with Alzheimer's.Born in Manchester, he was the son of the late Francis and Violet (Fecteau) Parent. He was a lifelong resident of the community and member of the American Legion. He also enjoyed long walks, hunting, fishing and spending time with his family.Frank was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Air Force. After his military service, he was employed with Felton Brush before retiring after 36 years.He was the devoted husband of Gerry Parent, with whom he shared 30 happy years of marriage. Besides his loving wife, he was the proud father of six children; four stepchildren; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.


services: A memorial reception will be held Saturday from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at French and Rising Funeral Home, 17 S. Mast Street, Goffstown. A memorial service will follow at 1 p.m. in the funeral home. Burial services will be held at Mount Calvary Cemetery in Manchester at the convenience of the family.For more information or to sign an online guestbook go to

Funeral Home

French and Rising Funeral Home
17 South Mast Street Goffstown, NH 03045
(603) 497-4711

Published in Union Leader on Feb. 21, 2014