H. Robert Parent ’55

H. Robert Parent ’55 died March 5, 2012, in Auburndale, Fla. He was born in Quincy, Mass., on September 3, 1933, and graduated from Stephens High School. He attended Bowdoin for three years, a member of Kappa Sigma fraternity. He served in the Army medic corps during the Korean War. He owned and operated Parent’s Clothing Store and Bradley’s Shoe store in Rumford. He was a member of the Elks Lodge in Rumford, the Robert Shand Post 1641 VFW, the LeParesseux Snowshoe Club, and the Napoleon Ouellette Post 24 American Legion, serving as commander in 1993. He also participated in community theater productions including Camelot, Fiddler on the Roof, and Guys and Dolls. He is survived by three daughters, Lisa Whitis, Sarah Beliveau, and Joyce Parent; two sons, Timothy and James Parent; and seven grandchildren.