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PARISH, William A. Parish  - (January 24, 1924 - June 21, 2018)

Died peacefully at the age of 94 ½ in the garden of his beloved family home where he continued to reside after he and Marny raised their children.

He came to Ajax in 1952 to be the head of the history department of the newly opened Pickering District High School in Pickering Village. 

Predeceased by his beloved wife Marny, he leaves his six children; Chris (Nadine), Steve (Rose), Jill (Steve), Julia (Blair), Joe (Jill), and Bill (Andrea), 19 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

He loved and celebrated each one of them. Despite all of his accomplishments, he considered his family his greatest achievement. Forever loved and respected, he will always be missed and always be cherished.

A Community Celebration of Life Service will be held at the Ajax Community Centre, HMS Room, 75 Centennial Rd on Thursday, June 28 beginning at 2 pm.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the Ajax Pickering Hospital Foundation or the Alzheimer Society.