Robert E. Parkhurst

  • Born: July 23, 1949
  • Died: March 18, 2019
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory

1799 Elm St
Manchester, NH 03104

Tel. (603) 625-6951

Tribute & Message From The Family

Robert E. Parkhurst, 69, of Manchester died March 18, 2019 after a brief illness surrounded by his loving family.
Born in Stoneham, MA on July 23, 1949, he was the son of Charles and Barbara (Brooks) Parkhurst. He graduated from Winnacunnet High School in Hampton. After graduation, he served in the US Navy.
Prior to retirement, he had been employed by the City of Manchester for 23 years. He also had worked for the IBEW electricians' union at both local #719 and #490.
Robert will be remembered as a man who was a master of all trades. There was nothing he couldn't fix and enjoyed working on cars. His dream car was a 1956 Chevy. He loved travelling and spending time with his wife at their summer house in Wells, ME. Above all else, he will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, brother, brother-in-law and friend who will be greatly missed.
Family members include his wife of 48 years, Diane (Wilson) Parkhurst of Manchester; his two daughters, Stacy Parkhurst of Manchester, Lindsay Boley and husband Isreal of Manchester; two grandchildren, Alexa and Tristan Boley; one brother, Charles Parkhurst of FL; brothers-in-law, Robert (Ace) Wilson and wife Louise, David Wihby and wife Linda; sister-in-law, Colleen Grady; a special nephew, Christopher Grady; several nephews, nieces and cousins. He also leaves his beloved dog, Billie.
A prayer service was held on Friday, March 22, 2019 in the chapel at Lambert Funeral Home & Crematory, 1799 Elm St, Manchester.
Donations may be made in his memory to the Animal Rescue League of NH, 545 Route 101, Bedford, NH 03110.
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Condolence & Memory Journal

Dear Diane and Family: Our deepest sympathies. Very sorry to hear of Bob's passing. We have many good memories of the girls being together at your house and ours. Being in Florida for the winter, we only found out when Tanya notified us of his death. He will be remembered as good friend and wonderful father.

Posted by Phyllis & Norm Fortier - Manchester, NH - Friend   March 27, 2019

Dear Diane and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. May your love, memories and each other sustain you through this difficult time. Thoughts and prayers are with you.

Posted by Ruth grady - cape elizabeth, ME - Family   March 23, 2019

Dear Diane: So sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathies to you & your Family. May all your beautiful memories help you get through this difficult time. Prayers your way.

Posted by Joanne & Norm Grenon - Laconia, NH - Family Friend   March 23, 2019

Sending prayers to your family during this very difficult time. Bless Bob on his journey. He was a blessed gentlemen who loved his family dearly.

Posted by Linda Bennett - Manchester, NH   March 21, 2019


Dear Diane, I am so very sorry for your loss. I wish you and your family some peace during this time and may your many good memories decrease the pain you are feeling. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by Patty Grady - Cape Elizabeth, ME - Family   March 21, 2019

My heart and prayers are with you during this most difficult time.

Posted by Margie Anagnos - Manchester, NH - Family Friend   March 21, 2019


We offer our deepest sympathy.

Posted by Dennis Levasseur - Barefoot Bay, FL - Friend   March 20, 2019

With Sympathy
Sorry for the loss of Bob
My deepest condolences
To the Parkhurst family.
Sending love and prayers
Up to heaven in your honor.
Katie (Clougherty) Beliveau
Manchester & Hampton, NH

Posted by Katie (Clougherty) Beliveau - Manchester, NH - Family Friend   March 20, 2019

Sorry to hear about the passing of Bob.
Your family are in my thoughts

Posted by John Baron - Manchester, NH - Coworker   March 20, 2019


I'm so sorry to hear about Bob. My thoughts are with you.

Posted by MaryAnn Fawaz - Hooksett, NH - Friend   March 20, 2019

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