Harland A. “Skip” Parsons


Harland A. “Skip” Parsons, 92, died Aug. 21, 2017, in Bar Harbor. He was born Nov. 26, 1924, in Bar Harbor the son of John E. and Anne H. (Higgins) Parsons.

Skip was a U.S. Navy veteran of WWII. He was an electrician who worked for the Canadian National Railway and Ferry.

Skip is survived by his partner, Shirley Conklin; six stepchildren; Dawna Burton and husband, Tom, Brenda Williams, Wendy Pelletier and husband, Craig, Debbie Rochon, Brent Walls, Bruce Walls and wife, Cindy; fourteen grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his wives, Lucy Hutchins Parsons and Beryl Wasgatt Parsons, and stepdaughter, Jeri Walls.

Graveside services will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Aug. 28, 2017, at Mt. Height Cemetery, Southwest Harbor. Those who desire may make contributions in Skip’s memory to the YMCA, 21 Park Street, Bar Harbor or to the MDI Hospital Auxiliary, P.O. Box 8, Bar Harbor, ME 04609.

Arrangements in care of Jordan-Fernald, 1139 Main St., Mount Desert. Condolences may be expressed at www.jordanfernald.com.



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