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Annie Lavinia Parsons (nee Baker)

Died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in Corner Brook, NL, at the age of 93 years. Annie was a beloved wife of the late Clarence Barrett Parsons, cherished mother of Jean (Zak Sheikh), Richard
Died peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, in Corner Brook, NL, at the age of 93 years. Annie was a beloved wife of the late Clarence Barrett Parsons, cherished mother of Jean (Zak Sheikh), Richard (Cathy), Barbara (Ernest Bridger), Clarence Jr (Ann), Frances (Rick Papiernik), Roy (Ruth), Glenn (Debbie), Cordell (Darlene), and Grace (James Knight). Much loved and devoted grandmother to 22 grandchildren, and 22 great-grandchildren. Also remembered by many nieces, nephews, friends, and extended family including Diane, Donna, and Sandra. Annie was predeceased by her parents Frances and Richard Baker, her son Tony, brothers Eli (Violet) and Heber (Jenny) Baker, sisters Margaret (Sam), Crewe and Ethel (Bert Tilley), and granddaughter Andrea Mendelsohn. Born in Elliston, Newfoundland. Annie graduated from Memorial University and enjoyed a long career as a teacher and school Principal in several Newfoundland communities before settling with her family in Pasadena, where she taught for many years in South Brook’s one-room school and then the Pasadena Elementary School until the end of her career in 1977. Mom spent many years as the organist at the Humber Valley United Church. After retiring she continued to tutor students until well into her 70’s and thoroughly enjoyed many family gatherings. Visitation will take place for family and friends at the Humber Valley United Church in Pasadena, NL, on Wednesday, February 7th, 2018, from the hours of 7-9 pm, and continuing on Thursday, February 8th, 2018, from the hours of 2-4 and 7-9 pm, where also the funeral service will take place from on Friday, February 9th, 2018, at 2 pm, with Rev. Andrew Wright officiating with the burial to follow at the family plot of the church cemetery in Pasadena, NL. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Humber Valley United Church in Pasadena, NL, or a charity of one's choice in Mom’s memory. The funeral arrangements are under the direction of Parsons Funeral Home & Chapel, 63 North Main Street, Deer Lake, NL. To sign the guest book or send a message of condolence please visit our web page at www.parsonsfuneralhome.com. We would like to thank the caring and devoted nurses and doctors at the Palliative Care Unit of the Western Memorial Regional Hospital, as well as the staff at the Deer Lake Manor where she resided for the past six years. Thank-You. “Forever in our Hearts”

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