Parker – Reta Beatrice of St. Thomas passed away peacefully at the St. Thomas-Elgin General Hospital on Friday, September 11th, 2015, in her 76th year. Dearly loved daughter of the late Melvin and Mary (Shelly) Parker. Reta was predeceased by her siblings Robert (Ruby) Parker, Vera Dunn, and Paul Parker. She will be lovingly remembered by several nieces, nephews, great-nieces, great-nephews, cousins and friends. Reta was born in Yarmouth Township on May 25th, 1940. She worked in tobacco for many years and as an assistant cook at the Empire Hotel.
Resting at Williams Funeral Home, 45 Elgin Street, St. Thomas where funeral service will be held on Monday morning at 11:00am. Interment to follow in Union Cemetery. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Sunday from 2-4pm. Memorial donations may be made to the Canadian Diabetes Association.