Omer A. Parent, 86, of Somerset, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, September 18, 2019, at the Catholic Memorial Home, in Fall River. He was the husband of twenty-five years to Joanne (Soares) Parent and the late Jacqueline (Cote) Parent for thirty years.
Omer was born on Fall River, the son of the late Ernest and Clara (Charest) Parent. He served his country during the Korean War with the United States Marine Corps. Mr. Parent worked at the Newport Naval Base for over thirty years as a heavy equipment operator, retiring in 1988. Omer was a communicant of Saint Louis de France Church, in Swansea. He was an avid sailor who loved being on the water, working and maintaining cars in his garage and traveling to New Hampshire. Omer was also a longtime New England Patriots fan.
Survivors besides his wife are a daughter: Rachel Parent of Swansea; a son: Ronald Parent and his wife Gisele of Swansea; two granddaughters: Danielle and Renee; two sisters: Lorraine Morrissette of Maryland; Cecile Tavares and her husband Alfred of Fall River; along with several nieces and nephews. He was the brother of the late Jeannette Hart and Gerard, Raymond and Robert Parent.
Calling Hours for Mr. Parent will be held on Wednesday, September 25, 2019, from 8:30am to 10am, in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton Street, Somerset, followed by a Funeral Mass with Military Honors at 11am in the Margaret Mary Chapel at the Catholic Memorial Home, 2446 Highland Avenue., Fall River.
Memorial Donations in his memory can be made to the APDA Rhode Island Chapter, P.O. Box 41659, Providence, RI 02940, [email protected]
SEP 25. 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM (EDT)
Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726
SEP 25. 11:00 AM (EDT)
Margaret Mary Chapel, at the Catholic Memorial Home
2446 Highland Ave.
Fall River, MA
To send flowers to the family or plant a tree in memory of Omer A. Parent, please visit our floral store.