• Norma L. Parris
    October 25,2012
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    Norma L. Parris

    CHARLESTOWN, N.H. — Norma Louise (Parker) Allen Parris, 90, died Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012.

    She was born Nov. 28, 1921, in Springfield, Vt., the daughter of Edward and Una (Johnson) Parker.

    She was a former Girl Scout leader and member of the Grange of Vermont.

    Mrs. Parris enjoyed gardening, baking wedding cakes, playing games and dancing.

    Survivors include five children, Rodney Allen of Panama City, Fla., Rita Meservey of Pembroke, Susan Richardson, Debra Clark and Marla Baldasaro, all of Charlestown; two stepsons, James Parris of California and Kim Parris of Florida; 23 grandchildren and 29 great-grandchildren; a brother, Gilbert Parker of Allenstown; numerous nieces and nephews.

    She was predeceased by her first husband, Albert W. Allen, in 1963; her second husband, Arthur L. Parris, in 1983; a son, Gerald Allen, in 2012; two brothers and four sisters.

    The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 27, at Charlestown Memorial Chapel, 34 Main St., where friends may call from 1 p.m. prior to the service officiated by the Rev. Susan Grant Rosen, pastor of Charlestown Congregational Church.

    After burial in Pine Grove Cemetery in North Springfield, Vt., a reception will take place at Charlestown Congregational Church.

    For condolences, visit www.stringerfh.com.
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