Mildred Parker (née Weigel) of Watford, Ontario passed away peacefully, after a short illness, on Friday, Dec. 31, 2021 at Bluewater Health Sarnia. Predeceased by her husband Harold Parker in 2003.
Survived by her son Robert Parker of Waterloo; brother David Weigel (late Lucy) and sisters Helen Brown (née Weigel) (late Jack) and Norma Dunham (John, all of Elmira; as well as by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Norman and Helen (Nellie) Weigel; her brother-in-law David and sister-in-law Dorothy Parker.
Mildred and her husband Harold owned and operated H.S. Parker Hardware and Gift store in Alvinston from 1951 to 1986. Mildred also operated the Ontario Motor Vehicle Licence Office from their store for more than 20 years. She was active with her husband in the Alvinston Rotary Club for almost 50 years and an active member of Guthrie Presbyterian Church, Alvinston for nearly 70 years where she had many friends.
Their cottage in McCosh Grove at Bruce Beach, Ontario was a very special place for her where she had many special friends for more than 70 years. Remember her for her cooking, baking and smile.
Visitation was held at the Van Heck Funeral Home in Alvinston from 2-4 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 4, 2022.
The funeral service was held at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Jan. 5, 2022 at Guthrie Presbyterian Church in Alvinston, with limited attendance due to COVID restrictions.
Private interment Ripley Cemetery.
Memorial donations may be made to C.E.E. Hospital Petrolia, South Bruce Grey Health Center – Kincardine or Guthrie Presbyterian Church in Alvinston.
Special thanks to the C.E.E Petrolia ER staff and Dr. Kim and Palliative Care staff at Bluewater Health Sarnia.
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