Sister Carolyn Parker

Sister Carolyn Parker, R.S.M., 76, of Lake Placid, passed away Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, at Elderwood of Uihlein at Lake Placid.

Sister was born Sept. 12, 1943, in Plattsburgh, the daughter of Pearlie and Anna (Murphy) Parker. She graduated from Douglas Elementary School and Beekmantown Center High School and received a B.A. in biology from Mercy College, Dobbs Ferry. She entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1962, and after profession she began her varied ministries as medical technician, laboratory supervisor and assistant administrator at Mercy General Hospital, Tupper Lake and Dobbs Ferry. She was vocation director for the Mercy community and the director of pastoral care at St. Joseph’s Medical Center in Yonkers.

Sister is survived by one sister, Anne Arnold; four brothers and their wives: Clarence, Earl, Loren and Allan; and by many beloved nieces and nephews and their families, and several cousins.

Visiting hours will be held at St. Agnes Catholic Church, Lake Placid, on Tuesday, Sept. 8 from 10 to 11 a.m., followed by a Mass of Christian burial at 11 a.m. Burial will follow at St. Alphonsus Cemetery in Tupper Lake at 1 p.m.

The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements. Relatives and friends are invited to share a memory or leave condolences at www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com.