Donald Parsons

Donald Parsons

CALCUTTA – Donald R. Parsons, 88, of Calcutta, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 10, 2017, at his home.

Born July 23, 1929, in Hopewell Township, Beaver County, Pa., he was a son of the late Jacob and Mary Rebecca Kerns Parsons.

He was retired from the U.S. Postal Service. A World War II veteran, he served in the U.S. Army, stationed in the Philippines. He was a member of Pleasant Heights Baptist Church.

His wife, Beatrice Brown Parsons, preceded him in death.

Survivors include two daughters: Laurel Montgomery of Calcutta, and Cathy Jo Nusser of Georgetown, Pa.; two sons: Donald G. Parsons of Clinton, Pa., and Fred A. Parsons of Mississippi; and nine grandchildren and 17 great-grandchildren.

Visitation is 5-8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12, 2017, at Dawson Funeral Home where Pastor Dr. Bill Wagoner of the church will conduct a funeral service 10 a.m. Friday, Oct. 13, 2017. The Tri-State Veterans Burial Group will conduct military honors.

Burial in Sylvania Hills Memorial Park, Rochester, Pa.