July 5, 2012
Parry, Anita, (nee Jones) formerly of Riverton, N J The family of Anita Jones Parry mourns her passing on July 5. Married to her late husband, John R. Parry, for over 50 years, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother who will be sadly missed by her daughter, Corinne Costello and husband, Pete; her granddaughter, Sharon Colvin and husband, Tim; her son John R. Parry, Jr. and wife, Valerie; her granddaughter, Vanessa Zoog and husband, Chris; her grandson, Taylor R. Parry and wife, Lauren; and her granddaughter, Madison Parry. She also leaves behind two great grandchildren, Noah and Charlotte Zoog. Her friends and family will greatly miss her strength of spirit and her ongoing concern for others. Anita (Nete) grew up on a dairy farm in Moorestown, NJ and graduated from Moorestown High School. After marrying John, she became an active member of Westfield Friends Meeting and willingly contributed efforts to both the Meeting and Westfield Friends School. She volunteered regularly at the Greenleaf Retirement Community in Moorestown. Anita was best known for her love of gardening, her interest in preserving the environment long before it was fashionable, her devotion to the Quaker community and her dedication to preserving family traditions. She also had a never ending love of automobiles (primarily the Mercedes Benz). Anita truly enjoyed being surrounded by her friends and family and those she leaves behind fondly remember the many gatherings she hosted throughout the years. A memorial service will be held at Westfield Friends Meeting in Cinnaminson, NJ on Saturday, July 21 at 3:00PM to celebrate the life of Anita Parry. In lieu of flowers, friends may make contributions to: Alzheimer’s Association P.O. Box 96011 Washington, DC 20090-6011. Friends may also contribute by visiting the Anita Jones Parry Tribute Fund Page at www.alz.org.
Parry, Anita, (nee Jones) formerly of Riverton, N J The family of Anita Jones Parry mourns her passing on July 5. Married to her late husband, John R. Parry, for over 50 years, she was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother... View Obituary & Service Information
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