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Elinor Thomas Parish

November 20, 1928 March 16, 2018
Elinor Thomas Parish
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Elinor Thomas Parish, age 89, Cedarburg WI, formally Sun City Center, FL, passed away peacefully on March 16, 2018, at the Harrison Home Hospice. Born November 20, 1928, Elinor was the eldest of 10 siblings born to John and Ruth Thomas.
Elinor is survived by her son Mark (Marilyn) Parish, Granddaughter Marie (Spenser) Gull and grandson Michael Parish. Elinor is further survived by sisters Carol, Anne and brother Larry.
Elinor was preceded in death by her husband Paul and daughter Kathleen (Don) Lazor.
Elinor worked for the State of Ohio Mental Health agency and RTA for twenty years before returning to college to earn her Law degree from Cleveland State University. She worked for the UAW providing legal assistance for twelve years and then provided volunteer legal support to the elderly for fifteen more years, retiring at age 87.
Elinor was an Audubon Society Master Bird Watcher and enjoyed bird watching with Kathleen and Don throughout Ohio. She was also a master bridge player and avid traveler.
The Family would like to extend our sincere thanks to Lasata Community Home, Harrison House and Horizon Hospice for their excellent care and compassion over the last year.
Funeral Services begin 11 AM Wed. April 4th at Watson’s Funeral Home 10913 Superior Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44106; Interment at Lakeview Cemetery 12316 Euclid Ave. Cleveland, Ohio 44106.

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11:00 AM 4/4/2018 11:00:00 AM
Watson's Funeral Home

10913 Superior Ave.
Cleveland , OH 44106

Flowers may be delivered 9 AM to 5 PM Tuesday, April 3rd

Watson's Funeral Home
10913 Superior Ave. Cleveland 44106 OH
United States

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Lake View Cemetery Final Resting Place

12316 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Oh 44106

12316 Euclid Avenue Cleveland, Oh 44106

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