Wayne A. Parent
FLORIDA — Wayne A. Parent, 58, died on Thursday, April 14 2016 following a protracted battle with cancer. He leaves behind his wife of 32 years, S. Lisa Parent and his two sons, Jason and Bryan. Wayne was born in Hamlin on November 21, 1957 to Lawrence and Juliette (Bouchard) Parent, who predeceased him. He graduated from high school in Van Buren in 1976 and joined the U.S. Navy. After the Navy, he returned to Maine where he worked in construction, home building and renovation where he was very well known for his craftsmanship. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Ronald and Vaughn; and by two brothers-in-law, Jeffrey Patten and J. Clark Davidson. Wayne is survived by four sisters and five brothers, Rachel Patten of Limestone, David and Letitia Parent of Bristol, Conn., Dorea and Richard Akerson of Caribou, Gene and Della Parent of Bristol, Conn., Gilman and Karen Parent of Kennebunkport, Rodney Parent of Limestone, Diane and Melvin Harvey of Hamlin, Lorraine Davidson of Miramichi, N.B., and Gary and Annette Parent of Fort Fairfield. A Memorial Celebration of his life will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday, July 22, 2016 at the Northern Maine Veterans Cemetery, in Caribou. A reception will be held following the service at the home of his sister, Rachel in Limestone. All are welcome.