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Joseph C. Parker, age 93 of Fairport Harbor, formerly of Hubbard, OH and Peachtree City, GA, passed away April 10, 2017 at his residence with his family by his side. He was born July 28, 1923 in Struthers, OH.

Mr. Parker had worked as a Maintenance Supervisor for Georgia Pacific Roofing Company and Youngstown Sheet and Tube. He was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII and the Korean War. Mr. Parker graduated from Struthers High School and attended Youngstown College. He enjoyed golfing, wood working, fishing and playing pool at the Fairport Harbor Senior Center. He had been an active member of Grace Lutheran Church in Hubbard, OH, Christ our Shepherd in Peachtree City, GA and Advent Lutheran Church.

Survivors include his daughters Holly (Paul) Troxell of NC, Patricia (Glenn) Hjelm of OH and Susan (Roger) Johns of OH; grandchildren Jeff (Christina) Gluck, Tom (Kim) Gluck, Bryan (Alicyn) Hjelm, Gary Hjelm, Emily (Benjamin) Cosgrove and Adam Johns; 10 great grandchildren; brother George Parker of OH; sister Phyllis Slaven of OH and dear friend E. Sue Zimmerman. He was preceded in death by his wife Helen in 2009; sister Mary Jean Connell and parents Joseph C. and Catherine Parker.

A celebration of life will be held 11 am Saturday April 15, 2017 at Advent Lutheran Church, 7985 Munson Rd., Mentor, OH 44060. The family will receive friends from 10 am - 11 am Saturday at the church.

A reception will be held after the celebration in the church hall.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Fairport Harbor Senior Center, 1380 East St., Fairport Harbor, OH 44077.

Arrangements entrusted to Brunner Sanden Deitrick Funeral Home & Cremation Center, Mentor, OH. Offer condolences at www.brunners.com.