ADAMS, NY — Herbert L. Parish Sr., 77, of Adams, passed away Sunday, June 10, 2018, at the Samaritan Medical Center, Watertown, surrounded my his family.
Calling hours will be held noon to 2 p.m. Wednesday, June 13, at the Piddock Funeral Home, Adams.
A memorial service will follow at 2 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Burial will take place in Adams Rural Cemetery at the convenience of the family.
He was born on March 10, 1941, in Ellisburg, NY, a son of Clifford Parish and Lena Burdock Parish.
Mr. Parish is survived by his beloved wife of 52 years Barbara (Taylor) Parish, two sons, Herbert Parish Jr. and his husband Michael Casella, Albany, NY, Dennis Parish of Utica, NY, a daughter and son in law, Robin and Todd Slate, Evans Mills, a niece he was very close with Christina Sattazaham; a grandson, Joshua of Florida; a granddaughter, Nicholette of TN; six brothers, Morris, Elmer, Lloyd, Frank, Clifford II and Harold; a sister, Marjorie; many nieces, nephews; two great-grandchildren; and another on the way.
He was preceded by two sisters, Minnie Liscomb and Barbara Benway and a brother, Eli Parish Sr.
Mr. Parish Worked several retail jobs before retiring from Queens Farms Dairy Plant In 1990.
He enjoyed being in his work shed fixing things up,bowling, fishing, Bingo with his wife and spending time with family.
Online condolences may be made at www.piddockfuneralhome.com.