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Laura Marie (Chadbourne) Parent
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“Carolyn,Your Mom was one of the strongest people I have ever met. I have always admired her relationships with your Dad, Children, Grandchildren, and...Read More »
1 of 7 | Posted by: Nanci Holmes - Sunrise, FL

“Carolyn and Phil,You are both in my thoughts and prayers. May your mother be lead into heaven by the angels. ”
2 of 7 | Posted by: Marci Hennessey - Salem, MA

“Sad to hear the news, the Parents and Fecteaus go way back! Some of my favorite memories were when the two families were together. Pap and Laura...Read More »
3 of 7 | Posted by: Mark Fecteau - Cary, NC

“I am very thankful for all the family memories and smiles. I look back and realize how lucky I am to be surrounded by wonderful and loving people. ”
4 of 7 | Posted by: Kevin Fecteau - Dade city, FL

“It was my honor to have known Laura. She was a warm, kind person who will always bring a smile in my heart when ever I think of her. Bye for now...Read More »
5 of 7 | Posted by: Cathy Howard - Lebanon, ME

“My Dearest Carolyn, Danny and familyI'm so sorry for your loss. Your mother was such a sweet and kind person, always with a smile on her face. I know...Read More »
6 of 7 | Posted by: Betty Bulloch - Rochester, NH

“To my FRIEND of 75 years, I will MISS YOU FOREVER! Rest peacefully dear friend and we'll meet again up there one day - Love You Always - ShanRest in...Read More »
7 of 7 | Posted by: SHAN & TED PICKUL - Sarasota, FL


SALEM- Mrs. Laura Marie (Chadbourne) Parent 77, of Salem, beloved wife of the late Wilfred Parent, died Saturday, January 7th, 2017 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House Surrounded by her loving family.

Born in St. Johnsburry, Vermont, she was the daughter of the late Frank and Ruth (Gilpin) Chadbourne. She was raised and educated in Ipswich and was a graduate of Ipswich High School.

Mrs. Parent served her country as a member of the Civil Air Patrol- Auxiliary United States Airforce.

She began her professional career at the Lafayette Nursing Home in Marblehead as a Nurses Aid. She moved on to E.G & G. where she had been employed for many years as an assembler until the time of her retirement in 2004.

A loving and dedicated wife, mother and grandmother, Laura was an over 50 year resident of the City of Salem. She enjoyed spending her time drawing, gardening and finishing puzzles. She liked to keep her mind active and was an avid reader. Above all else family always came first in her life. She was a devoted wife to her beloved Wilfred. She dedicated herself to him and his care and for many years during his illness he was able to remain home because of her kind and loving care. Her greatest memories came from time spent with her cherished grandchildren and great grandchildren who were all special in her life. She will be deeply missed especially by her faithful canine companion Jasmine.

Laura is survived by her daughter, Carolyn Archambault and her husband Daniel of Salem, her sons, Phillip Parent and his wife Jean of Danvers and Scott Parent and his fiancé Kimberly Butterfield of Salem, her grandchildren, Craig, Corey, Amber, Makayla, Morgan, Madison and Mariah, her great grandchildren, Christopher, Jameson and Delilah, her sister, Mary Hall of Rumney, N.H. and many nieces and nephews. She was the sister of the late Lewellen Chadbourne.

ARRANGEMENTS: Relatives and friends are invited to her funeral service which will be held graveside in St. Mary's Cemetery, North St., Salem, Friday, Jan. 13th at 10 A.M. Assisting the family with the arrangements is The O'Donnell Funeral Home 46 Washington Sq., (at Salem Common) Salem. Donations in her memory to the American Foundation for the Blind, 2 Penn Plz, Ste 1102, New York, NY 10121 . To share a memory or offer a condolence, please visit www.odonnellfuneralservice.com