Ivan Parsons
Monday
16
April

Visitation at Funeral Home

3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Monday, April 16, 2018
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.
910 Fay Street
Fulton, New York, United States
Monday
16
April

Funeral Service

5:00 pm
Monday, April 16, 2018
Foster Funeral Home, Inc.
910 Fay Street
Fulton, New York, United States

Obituary of Ivan Parsons

Ivan D. Parsons, 92, of Volney, passed away on Tuesday, April 10th at Upstate University Hospital in Syracuse. A native of New Haven, he was a life resident of the Volney area. Ivan retired in 1986 as supervisor of mobile equipment at Alcan Aluminum Company in Oswego after 20 years. He had previously worked at Thompson & Johnson Equipment Company in Syracuse and Armstrong in Fulton. Ivan served as a radioman in the U.S. Navy during World War II. He was a member of Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church and Mt. Pleasant Grange #349. Ivan enjoyed automobiles and built a 1923 Ford Model T Depot Hack from parts and was a member of the Oneida Lake Region Car Club and Pathfinder Car Club.

Surviving are his wife of 70 years, Fern Rice Parsons of Volney; three daughters, Colleen Scott, Laurie (Craig) Nelson and Diane (Joseph) Baldwin all of Volney; son-in-law, Charles Smart; grandchildren, Christopher Smart, Jamie McCarrison, Peter Scott, Coral Jablonsky, Craig Smart, Michelle Nelson, Joseph Baldwin II, Christy Billings, Justin and Jordon Baldwin; six great-grandchildren; a brother, Frank (Bernice) Parsons and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Claudia Smart in 2008, and by several siblings.

Calling hours are from 3 to 5 p.m. Monday, April 16th at Mt. Pleasant United Methodist Church, 2819 County Route 45, Fulton with services to follow at 5 p.m. Memorial contributions are encouraged to the church or Mt. Pleasant Grange #349, 2825 County Route 45, Fulton, NY 13069. Foster Funeral Home in Fulton has care of the arrangements.

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