1958 - 2011
VAN BUREN - Virginia “Ginny” Ruth Parent, 53, passed away into the arms of our Lord at her home on Sept. 11, 2011 with her family at the side. Ginny was born in Portland, July 9, 1958. She attended Northern Aroostook Alternatives for 23 years until March of 2011, when complications of her Angelman Syndrome worsened. She is survived by her mother and father, Sheryl (Belanger) and Stephen Parent of Van Buren; three brothers, Scott Parent and his family Mecca and Maizilynn Sky of Van Buren; Jason Parent and his wife Marie of Van Buren, and Elijaah Parent, all of Van Buren; one sister, Morgan Parent of Van Buren; maternal grandparents, Irene and Elmer Belanger of Grand Falls, N.B., Canada; paternal grandfather, Philip Parent of Caribou; many aunts, uncles. She was predeceased by her paternal grandmother, Lillian Parent. Ginny was an angel on earth and is now an angel in heaven. To know Ginny was to love Ginny. Relatives and friends may call from 10 to 11 a.m. Thursday at the Ouellette-Thibault Funeral Home, 118 High St., Van Buren. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 15 at the St. Bruno-St. Remi Catholic Church. Interment will be at Grande Riviere Cemetery, Van Buren. Remember Ginny’s life by making a donation in her memory to Northern Aroostook Alternatives, 459 Main St., Van Buren, ME 04785, or by planting a flowering plant or tree to remember Ginny’s beautiful face. To leave online condolences, visit www.ouellettefuneralhome.com.