It is with great sadness that we announce, after a lengthy struggle with cancer, Joseph Henry “Joe” Parnell passed away peacefully at home in Armstrong on Sunday, February 23, 2003. Aged 79 years. He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife of four years, Lorraine of Armstrong. As well, Joe will be missed and lovingly remembered by his children, Janice (Fred) Smith, Joanne (Cody) Ohlhauser, Jerry (Arlene), Jim (Susan), Charles (Wendy), Victor (Brenda), including his grandchildren, Robert, Michael, Tony, Lisa, Tammy, Leon, and his great grandson Matthew. Also survived by sister Lena, brothers Fred and George, and three step-grandchildren. Joe was predeceased by Jean, his wife of 52 years, and his eldest son Joe Davis. Joe served overseas during the war. He lived at Killiney Beach for many years until moving to Armstrong three years ago. Friends and neighbours will miss his humour and many kindnesses received from Joe over the past 25 years. In honour of Joe’s wishes, there will be no service. Please remember him for his loving gentle nature, loyalty to friends and family, and his ability to see the best in everyone and everything. Cremation and arrangements in the care of Mountain View Funeral Home, 546-8294. Sympathy messages may be emailed to

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