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Redvers Basil ‘Reg’ Parker

Funeral service for the late Redvers Basil ‘Reg’ Parker, 85, Canso, was held February 4 in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, with Father Jonathan Nnajiofor officiating. Burial was in Star of the Sea Parish Cemetery.
Mr. Parker died January 27,
Funeral service for the late Redvers Basil ‘Reg’ Parker, 85, Canso, was held February 4 in Star of the Sea Roman Catholic Church, with Father Jonathan Nnajiofor officiating. Burial was in Star of the Sea Parish Cemetery. Mr. Parker died January 27, 2019, at home. Born December 16, 1933, in Canso, he was a son of the late Basil Anthony and Margaret (Fitzgerald) Parker. In the 1950s, he served in the Black Watch and later worked at Fruehauf Trailers in Ontario as a material handler. During his retirement years, he spent his time puttering around the yard repairing and building things and tending his garden. He is survived by his wife of 62 years, Margaret (Ryan) Parker; son, David Stephen (Roberta Ring) Parker; granddaughter, Sarah Parker; grandson, Shaun Parker; step grandson, Stephen Seaman; five great-grandchildren, Michaela, Morgan, Marshall, Sebastian, Cassidy; two brothers, Ernie (Loretta), Frank (Cathy); four sisters, Mable Dort, Marge Hamer, Rita Johnson, Jean (Ernest) Jensen; several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, James, Mike; three sisters, Geraldine (Horne), Eva (Gordon), Bertha (Baker). Memorial donations may be made to the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Online condolences: www.haverstocks.com

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