PARSONS, Marielle (nee Simard) – Peacefully at Sumac Lodge, Marielle died on March 18, 2021 at the age of 84. Beloved wife of the late William Parsons (1997). Loving mother of Gordon Adams (Karen), Rockwood, ON, Joanne Dunn (Bruce Kennedy), Corunna and Roger Adams (Linda), Corunna. Cherished grandmother of Jason Adams, Jacob Adams, Alyssia Dunn, Rachel Dunn, Eric & Alex Kennedy and Ethan Adams. Proud great-grandmother of Violet, Vanna and Ella Ray. Dear sister of Lorraine Parker (Ernie), Claudette Riopelle and Leo Simard. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Predeceased by her parents Ferdinand & Alda Simard, brothers Maurice (Gerry) & Rocky and her sister Yvette.
Marielle worked for many years as a custodian at Northern high school before retiring in 1999. After that she spent the next 20 years travelling to many places. Spending winters in Florida, trips to Scotland with John and Ireland with Jim. She led a fulfilling life. The last two years she called Sumac Lodge her home. Thanks to the staff at Sumac for taking good care of her.
Visitation will be held at the McKenzie & Blundy Funeral Home & Cremation Centre, 431 Christina St., N., Sarnia, on Sunday, March 21, 2021 from 1 – 3 p.m. For those wishing to attend the visitation please sign up by clicking on the SignUp link: https://signup.com/go/pPLpSUi
or call the funeral home to book a time (519-344-3131). A private invitation only funeral service will be officiated by Fr. Gilbert Simard. Cremation to follow. Interment will be held at a later date. Please note that due to current COVID restrictions, masks/face coverings are mandatory and maximum visitors at one time and social distancing will be strictly enforced. As an expression of sympathy friends who wish may send memorial donations to the Alzheimer Society of Sarnia-Lambton, 420 East St. N., Sarnia, ON, N7T 6Y5. Messages of condolence and memories may be left at www.mckenzieblundy.com