Maureen Joan “Moe” Parker, 64, passed away peacefully at home Tuesday, April 9, 2019, after a courageous four-year battle with pancreatic cancer. She was born Nov. 3, 1954, the third of seven children to Frederick and Josephine McGee, in Richmond Hill, New York.
She graduated from Christ the King High School in Middle Village, New York, in 1972. She retired from working with Dr. Tom Cheezum and Dr. Andrew Miller at Eye Care Center of Chesapeake in 2017. Maureen moved to Virginia Beach in 1990, where she met and married her husband, Donnie Parker.
Together, they resided in Pungo, where they raised six children, Jennifer (Keith) Murphy, Michele (Mike) Anderson, Crystal (Chris) Crouse, Donald Parker, Nicholas Pirzl and Gillian Pirzl. In addition to her children, Maureen also leaves behind her mother, three sisters, brother, six grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews and her good friend, Thomas Pirzl.
Maureen was preceded in death by her father, Frederick McGee; father-in-law, Delbert Parker; mother-in-law, Nellie Parker; sister, Carolyn (McGee) Mille; brother, Richard McGee; and son, Donald Lee Parker.
A funeral service will be held at 2 p.m., Sunday, April 14, in memory of Moe at the Smith and Williams Funeral Home, 4889 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach. A reception will follow at the Creeds Ruritan Club, 1057 Princess Anne Road, Virginia Beach.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Pancreatic Cancer Action Network, 1500 Rosecrans Ave., Suite 200, Manhattan Beach, CA 90266.
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