Parsons, Ira Leslie Milton – Age 77, of Head of Chezzetcook, passed away May 10, 2017, in Dartmouth General Hospital. Born in Shoal Brook, Bonne Bay, N.L., he was a son of the late Simeon and Elizabeth (Mahar) Parsons.
Ira enjoyed being around people and had a wonderful sense of humour. He and his family spent many summers at Dollar Lake Park. Before moving from Newfoundland in 1993, Ira was a lay minister. He and his wife, Eva, enjoyed music and playing guitar.
Surviving are his wife, Eva; children, Wilma (Jim) Voakes, Glenn; grandchildren, Timothy, Stephanie; many extended family members. He was predeceased by sisters, Marion and Julia; brother, Henry.
Cremation has taken place. Visitation will be Monday from 6-8 p.m., and funeral service will be Tuesday at 2 p.m., both in First United Church, Musquodoboit Harbour, Rev. Joan Griffin officiating. Memorial donations may be made to Diabetes Canada or Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia.
Arrangements are under the direction of Arimathea Funeral Cooperative, Upper Musquodoboit.
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