George F. Parent, 79, of East Hampton, beloved husband of the late Janet K. Parent passed away surrounded by his loving family on Friday Dec. 17th at Hartford Hospital. Born April 3, 1942 in Collinsville, CT., he was the son of the late Joseph and Pansy (Thomas) Parent. George proudly served his country in the U. S. Air Force as a senior airman. He retired from Pratt & Whitney where he was an Inspector at both the East Hartford and Middletown facilities. George was also a member of the Knights of Columbus. He loved fishing and going to the races at both Waterford Speedbowl and Stafford Motor Speedway where he had many friends and acquaintances. George always had a smile on his face and enjoyed meeting new people. He was a very kind and genuine man who brought out the best in people. Family meant everything to George. He is survived by his son Todd Parent and wife Julie of Preston, CT., his daughter’s Julie Lefemine and husband Patrick of Union, Katherine Measimer and husband Kenneth of East Hampton, seven grandchildren Samantha, Ashley, Jessica, Patrick Jr., Matthew, Abigail, Corbin and his three great grandchildren Harper, Mason and Syris. He was looking forward to having another great-granddaughter in April. He also leaves his beloved God Daughter Leah McCarthy of MA. his God Son Brady McCarthy and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his five siblings. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St. East Hampton on Tuesday Dec. 28th from 5:00PM until 7:00PM. A Funeral Liturgy will be celebrated on Wednesday Dec. 29th at 11:00 AM in St. Patrick Church with burial to follow in St. Patrick Cemetery.
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