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Armand J. Parent
CUMBERLAND - Armand J. Parent, 83, of Cumberland, passed away Tuesday, April 16, at the Landmark Medical Center, Woonsocket. He was the husband of the late Theresa D. (Murgia) Parent.
Born in Attleboro, he was the son of the late Alfred and Angelia (Houle) Parent. He resided in Cumberland for over 30 years, previously residing in Central Falls.
Mr. Parent was a United States Navy, Korean War and Vietnam Veteran, serving our country proudly for 20 years.
He was employed as an insurance adjuster, for the Blackstone Valley Claim Service for 23 years, retiring in 1990.
He leaves his children, A. David Parent of Albion and Donette M. Strait of Merceserburg, PA; step-children, Linda M. Delisle and Peter Murgia, siblings, Raymond A. Parent of Cumberland and George D. Parent of Rehoboth, MA; nine grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; as well as several nieces and nephews. He was the father of the late Durwood Dean Parent and brother of the late Alfred P. Parent Jr.
A celebration of his life will be held Saturday with visiting hours from 8:30- 9:30 AM. Mass of Christian Burial in St. John Vianney Church, Diamond Hill Road, Cumberland. Burial with military honors will follow at Notre Dame Cemetery, Pawtucket. Relatives and friends are kindly invited.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in his memory to the St. Jude Shrine, 512 West Saratoga Street, Baltimore, MD 21201 or to the charity of your choice.
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