Parish-Larry Wayne of Union, passed away suddenly at his late residence on Wednesday, August 27th, 2014, in his 69th year. Dearly loved husband and best friend of Phoebe (Zavitz) Parish and loved father of Stefan Parish (Katie) and Todd, Trevor, Tanya and their families. Much loved grandpa to Hunter and Aribella. Dear brother of the late Ruth McCarthy (late Joe), late Robert Parish and his wife Susan of Mount Brydges, Milt Parish (Elsie) of St. Thomas, Keith Parish (late Marie) of Strathroy, Jim Parish (Paulina) Hanover, late Frank Parish (late Marg), Donald Parish (Marleen) of Union, Tom Parish (Carol) of St. Thomas and Pauline Lees (Juri) of Strathroy. Larry was born in St. Thomas on January 3, 1946, the son of the late Ben and Phyllis (Marsh) Parish. He was retired from Ford Canada Talbotville. Larry was a long time member of the Port Stanley Legion, Branch 410. He was an avid sports fan and had played baseball and hockey in Port Stanley for a number of years.
The funeral service to celebrate Larry’s life will be held at First United Church, St. George St., St. Thomas on Monday, September 1st at 11:00 a.m. Cremation to follow. Visitation at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Williams Funeral Home 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas,ON. Remembrances may be made to the Port Stanley Legion. Condolences may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.