Diane Elaine Parker, 54, of Biddeford, died Monday, July 31, 2017 at her home surrounded by her family. She was born October 2, 1962 in Biddeford, a daughter of Raoul A. and Doris C. (DeSilva) Lagarde, Jr. She attended Saco schools and graduated from Biddeford High School with the class of 1980.
On August 2, 1985, she married Edward L. Parker, Jr. at the United Baptist Church in Saco.
Diane had been employed for 2 years at Rich’s Department Store as a sales clerk and then for 19 years with Medicare B, first in the mail room and then as a claims processor and correspondence associate.
She loved traveling, going on shopping trips and to the casinos. Her passion however, was her volunteer work with the Wounded Heroes Program of Maine assisting our wounded veterans.
She is preceded in death by her brother Michael Lagarde in 2010.
Diane is survived by:
Her husband of 32 years: Edward L. Parker, Jr. of Biddeford
2 sons: Christopher Parker of Seattle, WA
Kyle Parker of Orlando, FL
Her parents: Raoul and Doris Lagarde of Biddeford
2 sisters: Debra Romprey of Springvale
Cindy McGriff and her husband Rick of Waterboro
Many nieces and nephews
Visiting Hours will be 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. on Friday, August 4, 2017 at Hope Memorial Chapel 480 Elm Street, Biddeford, ME 04005. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. on Saturday, August 5, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Church in Biddeford. Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery in Biddeford. Donations in memory of Diane may be made to: The Wounded Heroes Program of Maine at http://www.woundedheroesmaine.org/ or to The American Cancer Society, New England Division, 1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham, ME 04086. To share condolences online, please visit www.HopeMemorial.com.
Charitable donations may be made to:
Wounded Heroes Program of Maine
American Cancer Society, New England Division
1 Bowdoin Mill Island, Suite 300, Topsham ME 04086