Lolita Fay “Lita” Mansur Parnaby, 91, formerly of Port Charlotte, Fla., passed away Friday, Oct. 18, 2013, in Longmont, Colo.
The youngest of five children, Lita was born Aug. 10, 1922, in Vale, Ore., to Leslie Ray and Rowena Hill Mansur.
She attended school in Vale and July 15, 1939, she married John Parnaby and moved to Ohio where their son, Ray, was born. Lita and John both worked for the Packard Electric Division of General Motors, retiring in 1977 and moving to Port Charlotte soon after. She moved to Colorado in 2003 to be closer to family.
Lita is survived by her daughter-in-law, Donna; three granddaughters; and six great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Leslie and Rowena; her husband, John in 1981; and son, Ray in 1997.
A graveside service will be held at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013, at Restlawn Memorial Gardens, 1380 Forrest Nelson Blvd., Port Charlotte, FL 33952. Please visit Lita’s tribute wall at www.schelmfh.com to share memories and to send condolences to the Parnaby family.
Arrangements are by Paul Schelm Funeral Home in Lake Suzy, Fla.