Margaret Parent

March 29th, 1919 to December 27th, 2005
PORT HURON- Margaret A. Parent, 86, of Port Huron, died December 27, 2005 in her home unexpectedly. She was born March 29, 1919 in Port Huron and was a life long resident. Margaret married Stewart R. Parent on July 6, 1946 in Port Huron. He preceded her in death on January 24, 2003. She was a graduate of St. Stephen High School. She was a member of St. Stephen Church and served as chairperson of the parish's caring committee for several years. She loved to play bridge and enjoyed cooking. When her children were young she was very involved in school activities. Margaret and her late husband Stewart were members of Sultans Dance Club for many years and she loved her trips to Florida with him. Margaret is survived by her daughters, Lynne J. Parent of Cleveland, Ohio and Susan M. (Gregory) Steen of Grosse Pointe; daughter-in-law Wendy M. Parent of St. Clair; grandchildren, Capt. Charles (Melissa) Parent, USAF stationed in Japan; Daniel Parent of Arizona; Cindy Parent of St. Clair and Katherine Steen of Grosse Pointe; and her sister, Bridget A. Wirtz of St Clair Shores and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her son, Stewart C. Parent and sister, Katherine Peterson. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday in St. Stephen Church. The Rev. Brian L. Cokonougher, Pastor will officiate. Burial will follow in Mt. Hope Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Doug Moll, Jim and Dave Varty, Jerry Bresser, Charley Parent and Brent Cantwell. Visiting hours are 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday in the Karrer-Simpson Funeral Home. Memorials in Margaret's memory may be made to the Salvation Army. For guest book and information, please visit www.karrersimpsonfuneralhome.com

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