Maxine Parrish Death, Obituary – Maxine F. Parrish, 70, who had spent her whole life in the town of Coudersport, Pennsylvania, died suddenly in her house on Sunday, December 18, 2022, after reportedly suffering a heart attack. She was the daughter of Jack and Dolly Haxton Jones, and she was born on February 20, 1952, in Olean, New York. She married David E. Parrish, who died on December 31, 2003. They’d been together for a long time.

Coudersport High School provided Maxine with her high school diploma. When she worked as a bus driver for Potter County ATA, she had the opportunity to work at Cole Manor in Coudersport. In addition, she assisted her family with their produce stand, Jones’ Produce, which was located in Coudersport. Maxine visited the Gospel Tabernacle Church in Coudersport, to which she belonged. She was an active member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Potter Post 192 in Coudersport.

Maxine and her son Shawn both volunteered for the Charles Cole Memorial Hospital Auxiliary, an organization in which they were both quite committed. She was an excellent crocheter. Her first and dearest love was her family. Survivors include a sister, Marcia (Joseph) Lagrua of Coudersport; two sons, William J. (Victoria Gustafson) Parrish of Port Allegany and Shawn D. Parrish of Coudersport; three grandchildren, Haley M. Parrish, Morgan E. Parrish, and Brie L. Gustafson; and a number of nieces, nephews, grandnieces, and grandsons.

Maxine was predeceased by a brother called James A. Jones, who died on November 22, 2021, in addition to her parents and spouse. Maxine’s sole surviving sibling was James A. Jones. According to Maxine’s wishes, there will be no public visiting; she did not want this. A private memorial service will be held for their loved one by the family. Coudersport will host the burial, which will take place in the family cemetery. Donations in Maxine’s memory can be made to the Potter Post 192 Ladies Auxiliary, 2 Buffalo Street, Coudersport, Pennsylvania 16915. Please send donations to this address in lieu of flowers. Maxine’s family has entrusted the care of Maxine and the arrangements for her cremation to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director and operator of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home in Shinglehouse.