Parnell – Robert Gordon, 81, of Berwick, formerly of Brooklyn, passed away peacefully in Valley regional Hospital, Kentville, on Sunday, December 17, 2017.
Born in Milton, he was a son of the late William and Muriel (Freeman) Parnell.
Bob was a meat cutter and worked for the former IGA grocery store in Liverpool.
He is survived by his son Chris of Waterville; his grandsons Michael, Alex and Nathan of Harbourville and his brother Charles (Doreen) of North Vancouver.
Besides his parents, Bob was predeceased by his wife Edith (Fralic) and his brothers Douglas, Patrick and George.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. A graveside memorial service will be held Saturday, May 12, 2018 at 11:00 a.m. in Seaside Cemetery, Brooklyn. No flowers. Donations may be made to Queens General Hospital Foundation or to the Canadian Cancer Society. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com
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Gordon and Jackie Eisnor
Chris and family: Very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing.We have known Bob for many years,having been neighbours at one time.
To Bob’s family,So very sorry to see Bob has passed away.Just talking to him this past summer I think it was. We had a nice chat. In my thoughts & prayers.He is now with his beloved Edith.May he be at peace.
David & Helen Fox
Please except our condolences, Rip
sincere condolence chris for the loss of your father. A good man who will be missed.
Robert & Sally Fader
To Robert’s family:
So very sorry to see that Robert has passed away. I always enjoyed talking to Robert when he worked at the I.G.A. store. Sending our sincere condolences at this very difficult time.
So sorry to hear of bobs passing ,I visited bob a few times when he was at Queens General and always enjoyed talking with him. It’s hard to believe it’s been 37 years since we worked together at the IGA , RIP Bob.
David Whynott of mersey point
Chris I am sorry to hear of your loss I have known your father all my life and he was a great guy.when he worked at IGA he was always willing to offer a hand when needed.a truly great guy.he will be missed by all who knew him.
TO CHRIS AND FAMILY MY SINCERE CONDOLENCES ON YOUR DAD’S PASSING .
Chris and family
Very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I’ve many fond memories of his days at the IGA.
Shelly (McPhee) West
Bill and Anna Cox
Our deepest sympathy in Bob’s passing, always ready for a chat.
Our sincere sympathy to Bob’s family at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dick & Carolyn Henneberry
Ted and Sherri Roy
Dear Chris, we are so sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. I worked with Bob at the IGA for almost 10 years. He was a great guy. I’m sure you had many good memories to help you through such a hard time. Thinking of you, Ted and Sherri
Charles and other family members, please accept my sincere condolences on Bob`s passing. Since I grew up in Milton I
knew the Parnell family and always enjoyed talking to Bob whenever I was there to visit my family..
Sincerely Mary Sedran nee Hatt
Chris and Family I am sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. My sincere condolences.
To Bob’s family:
My sincere condolences to you at this difficult time. I knew Bob when he worked at the IGA, many years ago. He always had time for a chat and a joke or two.
Am so sorry to,hear of Bob having passed .
Dan & Barbara MacLaren
Our sincere condolences at this difficult time. Bob was a good neighbor and we had many great chats.
Dan & Barbara MacLaren
Curtis & Linda Leslie Maillett of Brooklyn
Our condolences to Bob Parnells Family. He was Our neighbour for many years, May he RIP. Curtis & Linda Maillett
Sherri and Ted Roy
Dear Chris, Just a note to let you know that we are thinking of you at this sad time. I worked with your Dad for 10 years and he was a great guy. I`m sure that you have many good memories to help you through. Take care, Sheri and Ted
I’m so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing . My condolences to the family.
Chris and Family,
So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing.
Sending our Sincere condolences at this sad
and difficult time.
Paul and Helen Snow,
Hammonds Plains, N.S.
Dear Chris and family,
So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad.
Oh the memories growing up in the pre fabs and the parties from way back then.
Your mom and dad were always like friends to me rather then just the adult friends of my parents. Mort and hazel Sponagle.
I treasure my memories of them as I am sure you do.
God bless you , may your hearts sorrow heal and fill with warm memories forever of this great man your dad.
Kim Masland, MLA
To Bob’s Family,
I always enjoyed chatting with Bob when seeing him with Gary. May your memories give you peace and comfort.
Kim and Craig Hupman
Chris and family,
Sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. Both Craig and I enjoyed working with him at the IGA and later seeing in the store getting his groceries. He would always stop and have a little chat about the good times we all had at the IGA.
Thinking of you!
Kim and Craig
Vernon & Joyce Hawkes
Our Sincere Condolences to Bob’s family.
Our thoughts are with you.
Our condolences to Bob,s family. It is sad to see that a long time resident of Brooklyn is no longer with us. Thoughts of each of you at this time
Randi & Ted
Cathleen and Paul Seamone
Dear Parnell family Hello Chris So sorry for your loss We worked together at the IGA. He was a hard working fellow, a good friend. Take Care Paul
To Robert’s Family,
So very sorry to hear about Bob’s passing. He was a wonderful neighbour to my parents over the years. He will be missed.
So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing.
Many fond memories of all the men in the blue coats of the IGA
Our condolences to Bobs family. Bob and I would meet and chat at the Brooklyn Post Office from time to time, or when he was out for a walk. He was up on events in and around Brooklyn. Sincerely John Townsend & Betty-Anne Williams, Brooklyn Queens County. R.I.P. Bob
Chris and Family
So very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences.