Wilfred Parsels, Jr.

Wilfred Reed Parsels, Jr.

2020

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Obituary of Wilfred Reed Parsels, Jr.

Wilfred Reed Parsels, Jr., 81, of Burlington, NJ passed away peacefully on Sunday, November 29, 2020 in Acuity Specialty Hospital, Willingboro, NJ. Born in Camden, NJ to the late Myrtle (nee Benner) and Wilfred Reed Parsels. He was a graduate of Woodbury High School Class of 1957 and had attended Temple University. He was an active member of Rising Sun Masonic Lodge where he was Past Master and Past Grand Chaplain and had served as Secretary for 10 years. He was a member of the Scottish Rite in Collingswood. He was also an active member of Haddonfield Order of the Eastern Star where he was Past Patron. He was also Past Grand Patron of New Jersey and Fraternal Dad of Haddonfield Chapter. He was also a member of Ocean City Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star where he was also a Past Patron. He Was member of American Legion. His second love was golf. He was the loving husband of Joanne (nee Leavey) Parsels for 60 years. He leaves his sister: Janice Parsels Bodine, sister in law: Lillian (Richard) Ellerman, nieces: Kimberly Ellerman, Jill (Eddie) Holmstrom, Jane (Greg) Ley, Rylee Dempsey, Cameron Ley and Alex Holmstrom, nephews: Richard Ellerman, Jr. Ross Dempsey, Reed Dempsey, John Ellerman, James Ellerman, Hunter Holmstrom and Jared Ley. Friends may visit with the family on Saturday, December 12, 2020 from 11 until 12 o’clock at The Godfrey Funeral Home of Palermo, 644 South Shore Road, Palermo, NJ where a funeral service will be held at 12 o’clock noon. Covid restrictions must be followed. Burial will be in Seaside Cemetery with Military Honors followed by a Masonic and Eastern Star service. Contributions are suggested to Masonic Charity Foundation, 902 Jacksonville Road, Burlington, NJ 08016. Condolences may be left for the family at www.godfreyfuneralhome.com
Saturday
12
December

Visitation at Funeral Home

11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Saturday, December 12, 2020
The Godfrey Funeral Home Of Palermo
644 South Shore Road
Palermo, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
12
December

Funeral Service

12:00 pm
Saturday, December 12, 2020
The Godfrey Funeral Home Of Palermo
644 South Shore Road
Palermo, New Jersey, United States
Saturday
12
December

Organizational Service

1:00 pm
Saturday, December 12, 2020
Masonic And Eastern Star Services
559 South Shore Road
Palermo, New Jersey, United States