Richard Donald Parisian, beloved husband of Maureen Parisian of Calgary, passed away on Monday, January 10, 2005 at the age of 71 years.
Richard was born on December 19, 1933 in Lebret, SK, the eldest of twelve children. As a proud member of the Princess Patricia Canadian Light Infantry First and Second Battalions, Richard was a Korean Veteran and also served in Germany. He later resided in Calgary and worked for Imperial Oil for twenty-five years. Upon retirement, he enjoyed working for the Corps of Commissionaires at the Calgary Zoo. We will deeply miss your reserved nature, sly humour, tenacity and proud stubbornness. We will miss you always dear husband, father and grandpa.
Besides his loving wife Maureen, Richard is survived by his children and their spouses, Michelle and David Dunkley, Wade Parisian, and Denise and Steve Lokodi; and his grandchildren, Kali, Alex, Ryan, Melodie, and Paul.
At Richard’s request, there will be no Funeral Service held. Flowers gratefully declined please. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes may be made directly to the Canadian Diabetes Association, #105, 7500 Macleod Trail S.E., Calgary, AB T2H 0L9 Telephone: (403) 266-0620, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.
In living memory of Richard Parisian, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Fish Creek Chapel, 14441 BANNISTER ROAD S.E., CALGARY. Telephone: (403) 256-9575.Print This Obituary & Condolences