James L. Pariseau, 65, of Spokane entered Heaven on May 30, 2021. James L Pariseau was born on February 22, 1956 in Manchester, NH, to parents Henry and Ellen Pariseau. He graduated from West High School in 1974. In 1976, he moved to Spokane, WA where he worked for 38 years owning his own lawn care business. James married Valeta in 1978. The couple were married for 43 years and had three children. James enjoyed horse racing, all sports, and making beef jerky. His family and friends will always remember him as a kind, loving, big hearted person, a great beef jerky maker, always giving his heart and love to family and friends. James is survived by his wife Valeta; his children Taunya Gardella of Missoula, MT, Damon (Leslie) Gardella of Mead, WA, and Shane Pariseau of Spokane, WA; his three grandchildren Trenton and Allison Gardella, and Haylie Pariseau. He is preceded in death by his father Henry and his mother Ellen; his five brothers Jerry, Bob, Will, Hank and Dickie; and his two sisters Fran and Barbie. Funeral services are scheduled for June 9, 2021, at Heritage Funeral Home with a graveside service at 12:30pm at Greenwood Memorial Terrace, all are welcome to attend the graveside service. There will be a reception to follow the graveside service at High Country Orchard at 8518 E. Greenbluff Rd., Colbert, WA. All are welcome to come celebrate Jim's life with us. The family would like to thank Hospice for the outstanding care and compassion. Flowers can be sent to Heritage Funeral Home at 508 N. Government Way.
Published by Spokesman-Review on Jun. 6, 2021.