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Parnell; Robert Gordon

Posted By Obits On May 9, 2018 @ 8:25 am In Obituaries | 31 Comments


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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Condolence from Gordon and Jackie Eisnor on December 30th, 2017 8:40 pm

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.

Condolence from Judi Maillett on December 30th, 2017 9:05 pm

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.

Condolence from David & Helen Fox on December 30th, 2017 9:20 pm

Please except our condolences, Rip

Condolence from rodney knox on December 30th, 2017 10:14 pm

sincere condolence chris for the loss of your father. A good man who will be missed.

Condolence from Robert & Sally Fader on December 31st, 2017 12:41 am

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.

Condolence from Scott Norman on December 31st, 2017 2:53 am

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.

Condolence from David Whynott of mersey point on December 31st, 2017 9:20 am

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.

Condolence from MARILYN EHYNOT on December 31st, 2017 9:45 am


Condolence from Shelly West on December 31st, 2017 10:35 am

Chris and family
Very sorry to hear of Bob’s passing. I’ve many fond memories of his days at the IGA.
Sincere condolences,
Shelly (McPhee) West

Condolence from Bill and Anna Cox on December 31st, 2017 10:45 am

Our deepest sympathy in Bob’s passing, always ready for a chat.

Condolence from Carolyn Henneberry on December 31st, 2017 3:49 pm

Our sincere sympathy to Bob’s family at this difficult time. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.
Dick & Carolyn Henneberry

Condolence from Ted and Sherri Roy on December 31st, 2017 5:09 pm

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

Condolence from Mary Sedran on December 31st, 2017 5:47 pm

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

Condolence from Susan MacLeod on December 31st, 2017 5:53 pm

Chris and Family I am sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. My sincere condolences.

Susan MacLeod

Condolence from Karen Crouse on December 31st, 2017 7:57 pm

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.

Condolence from Linda Lucier on December 31st, 2017 10:32 pm

Am so sorry to,hear of Bob having passed .

Condolence from Dan & Barbara MacLaren on January 1st, 2018 8:44 am

Our sincere condolences at this difficult time. Bob was a good neighbor and we had many great chats.
Dan & Barbara MacLaren

Condolence from Curtis & Linda Leslie Maillett of Brooklyn on January 1st, 2018 10:10 am

Our condolences to Bob Parnells Family. He was Our neighbour for many years, May he RIP. Curtis & Linda Maillett

Condolence from Sherri and Ted Roy on January 1st, 2018 1:05 pm

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

Condolence from Judy Hyson on January 1st, 2018 6:03 pm

I’m so sorry to hear of Bob’s passing . My condolences to the family.

Condolence from Helen Snow on January 1st, 2018 6:44 pm

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.

Condolence from Deb Sponagle-taylor on January 2nd, 2018 10:02 am

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.

Condolence from Kim Masland, MLA on January 2nd, 2018 2:15 pm

To Bob’s Family,

I always enjoyed chatting with Bob when seeing him with Gary. May your memories give you peace and comfort.


Condolence from Kim and Craig Hupman on January 3rd, 2018 7:17 pm

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

Condolence from Vernon & Joyce Hawkes on January 3rd, 2018 8:34 pm

Our Sincere Condolences to Bob’s family.
Our thoughts are with you.

Condolence from Randi Dickie on January 7th, 2018 7:48 pm

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

Condolence from Cathleen and Paul Seamone on January 9th, 2018 6:47 pm

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

Condolence from Nancy Spinks on January 14th, 2018 6:25 pm

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.
Nancy Spinks

Condolence from Stephanie Miller on January 23rd, 2018 6:48 pm

So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing.
Many fond memories of all the men in the blue coats of the IGA

Condolence from John Townsend on April 28th, 2018 8:21 pm

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

Condolence from Jean DesRosiers on May 29th, 2018 11:47 am

Chris and Family

So very sorry for your loss. My deepest condolences.

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