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PARKER, Velma Catharine (Alldread) Parker   -  July 10, 1933  January 25, 2023

Velma Catharine Parker peacefully passed away at Lakeridge Health Oshawa on January 25, 2023 with family who deeply loved her.


Beloved wife of the late Donald Parker whom shared their lives together for 56 years until his passing May 15 2007.

Loving mom to Patti (late Don), Mary Wright (Jamie) and Karen Wright (Don).


Proud grandma of six grandchildren and great grandma of eight.

Velma was born in Newcastle on July 10, 1933 to parents Mary and Mathew Alldread.


Predeceased by twelve brothers and sisters. She will be missed by her sister-in-law June Alldread. Remembered by many nieces, nephews and friends. Velma loved her family fiercely and lived a life that served others with her giving heart.

Arrangements with the Newcastle Funeral Home. Interment in the spring.

The family would like to thank the exceptional care and support given to Velma at Lakeridge Health Bowmanville emergency department and Lakeridge Health Oshawa CCU.


If so desired, donations in Velma’s memory can be made to Durham Hospice (Clarington) by sending a cheque to the funeral home.