William Joseph Parker Jr.

LEWISTON – William Joseph Parker Jr., 75, of Lewiston, passed away on Nov. 20, 2022, after a long illness. He was born in Lewiston on Feb. 10, 1947, son of William J. Parker and Cecilia (Nezol) Parker.

He graduated from Lewiston High School in 1965 and enlisted in the U.S. Navy, where he served on the USS Essex as an air traffic controller. After completing his military service, he attended University of Maine and graduated Summa Cum Laude. William married Laura Laverdiere in 1970. William worked in sales and was a devoted NY Giants fan.

He is survived by his wife Laura; his son, William Parker III and his wife Megan, his daughter Elizabeth Ragusa and her husband Michael. He also leaves behind his four sweet grandchildren, Penelope, Maggie, Luke and Sophie. William was predeceased by his parents; his sister Dorothy, and brother James.

Private services will be held at a later date.

Online condolences and fond memories may be shared at http://www.albert-burpee.com . Arrangements are under the care of the Albert & Burpee Funeral Home 253 Pine Street, Lewiston, 782-7201.

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