Arthur Parent
Arthur Parent

Obituary of Arthur H. Parent

Arthur H. Parent, 87, of Danielson, CT, passed away surrounded by his family Wednesday, October 31, 2018 at Westview Nursing Home in Dayville. He was the beloved Husband of Lorraine B. (Simoneau) Parent, they were married April 14, 1951 in St. James Church in Danielson, CT. He was born January 14, 1931 in Putnam, CT, son of the late Arthur E. and Valida (Sorel) Parent.

Arthur was a lifelong communicant of St. James Church and he was Cubmaster during his son’s Cub Scouts years. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great grandfather. Arthur loved his family and was a proud Business Owner and was Past President of the Connecticut Onsite Wastewater Recycling Association. Arthur worked at Tilcon, formally Dunning Sand and Gravel for over 35 years and owned and operated Parent Sanitation till his retirement in 2013. Arthur’s passion was working with in his company and he enjoyed traveling.

He leaves his son Glenn Parent and his wife Lisa of Brooklyn, CT, her granddaughters Nicole Diaz of Land O’Lakes, FL, Ashley Eisenhauer of Webster, MA and Lindsey Parent of Brooklyn, CT; his great granddaughter Emma Oakes of FL; his brother Paul Parent and his wife Julie of Mesa, AZ; his nieces Sandra Pilcher-Riley, Linda Leavens, Mary Anne Linkowski and Karen Cushmon; his nephews Marc Pilcher, Chris Pilcher, Joseph Parent, Tim Parent and David Parent. He was predeceased by a sister Claire Leavens-Nichols. The family would like to thank the staff at Westview Nursing Home for their care and compassion during his stay there.

Funeral Service will be Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 12:30 PM from Gagnon and Costello Funeral Home, 33 Reynolds Street, Danielson, CT followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 2:00 PM in St. James Church, 12 Franklin Street, Danielson, CT. Calling Hours will be Friday, November 9, 2018 from 6:00 to 8:00 PM at the Funeral Home. Burial in Holy Cross Cemetery on Parent's Way with Military Honors. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in his memory to American Parkinson Disease Association, PO Box 718, Old Mystic, CT 06372. Share a memory at

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