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Rudy B. Parlin

Date of Death: June 22, 2010

Date of Birth: September 4, 1931

Biography:

Livermore- Rudy B. Parlin, 78, passed away June 22, 2010, at the Hospice House, Auburn, after a short battle with lung cancer with his children their spouses and a dear sister-in-law surrounding him.

 

Rudy was born in New Vineyard September 4, 1931 the son of Ivan and Harriett (Berry) Parlin.

 

He was a member of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War in Berlin, Germany for eighteen months.

 

Our dad got lots of enjoyment out of his life as an avid fisherman and hunter with his best friend Dick Therrien.  He was also a collector of many things, trading cards, belt buckles, chess sets, and especially his cribbage boards.  He loved to play horseshoes, he was also enjoyed Bluegrass and country music

 

He met and married the love of his life Shirley in 1953. Together they raised nine children, she passed away in 2005.

 

Rudy was predeceased by his parents, wife Shirley, Brothers Roland, Laurence, Silas, Milton, grandson Tony, great grandson Matteo, & brothers-in-law.

He is survived by Sister Tina Paxman, sister-in-law Beverly of Mass., a special sister-in-law Marion Anderson and husband Dick of Wareham, Ma., children Sandra Hood and husband Gary of Fairfield, Milton and wife Donna of Livermore, Roxanne Sweatt and husband Dave of East Dixfield, Debra Labrecque and husband Rick of Rumford, Wendy Rusu and husband Larry of PA., Mike and friend Melanie of Livermore, Susan Michaud and friend Reggie of Dixfield, David and  Jill of Livermore, Dennis of Livermore, twenty one grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, one great great grandchild, several nieces and nephews

 

Dad, you will always be forever in our hearts. You are finally with mom again, together forever. We love you and will miss you so much.

 

A funeral service will be held Monday June 28th at 2pm at the New Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery at 163 Mt. Vernon Rd. Augusta with military honors.

A gathering for friends and family will be held after at the VFW Hall corner of Jewell St and Rte 133 in Jay.

 

In Rudy’s memory donations may be made to the Hospice House 236 Stetson Rd. Auburn, ME., or to Sandra Hood 20 Island Ave.  Fairfield, ME. 04937

 

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