Audrey J. Parkin – Burrillville

Audrey J. Parkin – Burrillville

Audrey J. (Pennington) Parkin, 98, of Pascoag, died August 12, 2019 in Overlook Nursing & Rehabilitation Center. She was the wife of the late James E. Parkin, Sr. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Elsie (Warburton) Pennington.

Previous to her marriage, Audrey worked in the office of the Taft Peirce Company, yet she spent most of her life as a homemaker. She was a member of the Order of the Eastern Star, St. Andrew’s Chapel in Fairmount, St. John’s Episcopal Church in Millville, Mass., and St. James Episcopal Church in Woonsocket. She was also a member of the Mr. and Mrs. Club at St. Andrew’s and St. John’s, as well as a member of their choirs.

She is survived by her three children, Joyce Meleleu and her husband, George W. Meleleu Jr., of Mapleville, James Parkin Jr. and his wife, Janie, of Katy, Texas, and David Parkin and his wife, Brenda, of Sealy, Texas; two grandchildren, George A. Meleleu and Lisa Moore and her husband, Frank, as well as, several great-grandchildren.

Her funeral service will be held Thursday, September 5, 2019, at 10 a.m., in the Holt Funeral Home, 510 South Main St., Woonsocket. Burial will follow in Union Cemetery, Smithfield Road, North Smithfield.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Friends of the North Smithfield Animal Shelter, P.O. Box 653, Slatersville, RI 02876.