PARKER Roland Merton Parker, Q.C. after a brief battle with cancer at Parkwood Hospital, London on Monday, June 25, 2007 in his 80th year. Beloved husband for 55 years to Helen. Dear father of Paul Parker (Catherine), Janet Lawler (Michael) and Jo Parker (Robert). Loving grandfather of Patrick, Julia, John, Fiona and Mykah. Roland is remembered by his sisters and brothers; Barbara (Bill), David (Sylvia), Walter (Donelda), Joan (Ivan), and Doreen (Charles). Dear brother-in-law of Mary Macdonald and Robert Whitred. He will be missed by his former colleagues at the Metro Toronto Legal Department where he served as Corporation Counsel. Friends may call on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the James A. Harris Funeral Home, 220 St. James Street at Richmond, London. The funeral service will be conducted at Metropolitan United Church, 468 Wellington Street at Dufferin, London on Friday, June 29 at 1:00 p.m. Interment Woodland Cemetery, London. Flowers are most welcome. Memorial contributions to the Collingwood Music Festival, P.O. Box 665, Collingwood, ON L9Y 4E8 would be gratefully acknowledged.
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