Richard Elliot Parkhurst

M, #41, b. Mar 29, 1933, d. Dec 3, 2010
Richard Elliot Parkhurst
Father*Fred Wendell Parkhurst b. Jul 10, 1907, d. Oct 6, 2006
Mother*Adelaide Gertrude Snow b. Oct 8, 1903, d. Aug 6, 1995
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Chronological Events

Birth*Mar 29, 1933 Richard Elliot Parkhurst was born on Mar 29, 1933 at Westford, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, United States
 He was the son of Fred Wendell Parkhurst and Adelaide Gertrude Snow
NicknameMar 29, 1933 Richard Elliot Parkhurst also went by the name of Dickey. 
Occupation*2002  In 2002, Richard Elliot Parkhurst was employed by Bobs Furniture Store at Hyannis, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States.1 
Death*Dec 3, 2010 He died on Dec 3, 2010, at age 77 at Cape Cod Hospital, Hyannis, Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States, from COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease.)1 
ObituaryDec 8, 2010  OBITUARY: Richard (Dick) Parkhurst, 77, (formerly of Chelmsford) passed away Dec 3, 2010 after a long illness.

Born March 29, 1933 in Westford to Fred and Adelaide Parkhurst, he graduated from Chelmsford High school 1952. He joined the Air Force and served from 1952 to 1956. Richard is a member of the VFW Chatham.

Richard is survived by his wife Dorothy (Dolly) Parkhurst. He is also survived by his Daughter Tracey Parkhurst and Granddaughter Chelsea of Sarasota, Florida. Step Children and Grandchildren include Daniel McDonough and his wife Leslie children Jessica, Madison and Danny of Harwich; Terence McDonough of Harwich; Scott McDonough his wife Dianne children Meghan and Haley of Mattapoisett; Dorothy (Dottie) Paradise and grandson Dalton of New Bedford. He is also survived by two sisters Althea Alling and Jane Wright and a brother Fred (Bump) Parkhurst. He is predeceased by his brother Bud Garrow and sister June Alexander.

A service will be held Saturday December 11th at St. Peters Lutheran Church, 310 Rt. 137, Harwich at 11:00 am.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his name to St. Peters Lutheran Church Memorial Fund.
Notes of comfort and sympathy may be sent to Richard's family at

Published in the Lowell Sun (Lowell, Mass) - December 8, 2010.2
Cremated*Dec 11, 2010 He was cremated on Dec 11, 2010 at Barnstable County, Massachusetts, United States.3 
Military* Listed as a United States Military Veteran who previouly served in wartime combat. 

Family 1

Joyce Mary Barton

Family 2

Dorothy A. Smith


  1. [S740] Malcolm K. McKown, Personal Knowledge.
  2. [S19] Obituary - Online, Newspaper or Funeral Home.
  3. [S58] Photograph of Cemetery Marker, Malcolm McKown, Colorado, United States. Also check, Death Certificates &