Lorelei E. Parker, 81
Westborough – Lorelei E. “Lee” (Waite) Parker, 81, died Saturday Jan. 16, 2010, at the Beaumont Rehabilitation and Skilled Nursing Center. She was the wife of the late Walter N. Parker.
She is survived by her two children, Scott N. Parker and his wife, Carol, and Allison G. Eldridge-Wiswell and her husband, Daniel; four grandchildren, Jonathan Eldridge, Elizabeth Eldridge, Lauren Eldridge and Anthony Tieuli III; and one great-grandson, Max Anthony Tieuli.
Born in Lowell, the daughter of the late Arthur and Zelma (Bridgford) Small. she was educated in Lowell schools and graduated from Westbrook Junior College in Westbrook, Maine.
Mrs. Parker was employed in the Westborough School System as a teacher’s assistant prior to her retirement. She loved working with children and, after retiring, visited the schools often as a “reading grandmother.”
She was an active member of the Evangelical Congregational Church of Westborough and belonged to the church choir and the Women’s Fellowship for many years. She was also a former member of the Players’ Club, Westborough Community Chorus and the Piccadilly Pub Club.
A memorial service was held Jan. 22 from the Evangelical Congregational Church. The Rand-Harper-Pickering Westborough Funeral Home assisted with arrangements. Memorial donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, 311 Arsenal St., Watertown, MA 02472.
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