WORCESTER-Susan A. (Gustafson) Parker, 66, passed away Thursday, May 17, 2012 at the Ichabod Washburn Hospice Residence. Susan leaves two sons, Keith E. Parker and his wife Jennifer of Wilmington, NC and Dr. Adam C. Parker and his wife Kristen of Lexington; two grandsons, Mason and Ryan and a granddaughter Isabelle Parker; a longtime companion, Paul Hogan and her former husband, Wayne Parker and several cousins.
Susan was born in Worcester the daughter of John E. and Gerda U. (Ljungberg) Gustafson. Susan graduated from North High School in 1963 and Lesley College in 1995. She worked as an executive assistant at National Grid for many years before retiring. She volunteered for Tufts Wildlife Clinic and UMass Memorial Hospital. Susan also worked for several summers at the Mousam River Campground. Kennebunk, ME.
A graveside service for Susan will be held on Tuesday, May 22 at 11:00 am at All Faiths Cemetery, 7 Island Rd. There are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Animal Welfare Society, P.O. Box 43, West Kenebunk, ME 04094. Arrangements are in the care of CALLAHAN & FAY BROTHERS FUNERAL HOME, 61 Myrtle St. www.callahanfay.com