Charles E. Parker, Sr.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 12 March 2022 at 1:46 pm

KNOWLESVILLE – Charles E. Parker, Sr., of Knowlesville, NY, entered into rest on Wednesday, March 9, 2022 at Strong Memorial Hospital in Rochester.

Born on November 7, 1939 in the Town of Gaines, Mr. Parker was a son of the late George and Dorothy (Lafferty) Parker, Jr. He graduated from Albion High School in the class of 1958. He married the former Carol A. Howes on June 3, 1962. Mr. Parker worked in construction in his early life and went on to have a career at Eastman Kodak in Rochester for many years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and doing puzzles.

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his brother, Robert Parker.

Left to cherish his memory are his loving wife of 60 years, Carol A. Parker; four sons, Charles (Dawn) Parker, Jr., Mark Parker, Gregg (Samantha) Parker and Corey (Christina) Parker; five grandchildren, Joshua Parker, Brittany Parker, Mitchell Parker, Corey Parker and Aiden Parker; and one great-grandson, Wyatt Parker.

A private graveside committal service was held in Bates Road Cemetery. Arrangements are in the care of Cooper Funeral Home, 215 W. Center St., Medina. Share memories and condolences at