Violene Parker Obituary

March 26, 2013

in Bridgewater,News,Obituaries

BRIDGEWATER — Funeral services for Violene Ida Parker, 93, who died on March 20 in Georgetown, Ky, will be held at Oak Chapel in Bridgewater Center on Saturday, April 6 at 10 a.m. Visitation hours will be from 5-7 p.m. on Friday, April 5 at the Cabot Funeral Home. A private interment will be held at a later date in the Baker Hill Cemetery in Bridgewater Center.
“Aunt Vi”, as she was known to hundreds, was born on Sept. 9, 1919, daughter of Milo Emerson Woods and Esther Rhoda Rice in Bridgewater Corners.
Vi married Herbert Parker on Oct. 8, 1950.
She lived much of her life in the Town of Bridgewater, and most of it in Bridgewater Corners.
She worked at the former Station House Restaurant in Woodstock, at Holiday Farm in Bridgewater Corners and at the Coolidge Cheese Factory in Plymouth.
A devout Christian, she attended Oak Chapel in Bridgewater Center where she dedicated her life to Christ in 1954. She was also devoted to her three daughters and her grandchildren.
She was an avid trout fisherman and along with a lifelong friend, Della Knowles, kept the trout population in the Ottauquechee River in check for years. In the last years of her life, she moved to Georgetown, Ky. to be cared for by her daughter, Tamara. She was loved by many and will be missed by all.
She is survived by daughters Terry Ann Bixler of Bridgewater and Tamara Lynne McGonagle of Georgetown, Ky; a son-in-law, Douglas Geno of Bridgewater, a brother, Percival Woods of Manchester, N.H.; as well as six grandchildren; six great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.
She was predeceased in death by Naomi Esther Geno, her oldest daughter, as well as both parents, and brothers, Erland, Allen, and Leo; and four half-brothers.
Arrangements are under the direction of the Cabot Funeral Home in Woodstock, VT. Condolences may be offered by visiting cabotfh.com

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