Clara “Janet” Parker

Clara “Janet” Parker, 93 of Zanesville, passed away peacefully on January 18, 2023, at Adams Lane Care Center in Zanesville, Ohio.

She was born on September 15, 1929, in Belmont County, Ohio, daughter of the late Paul B. Poulton and Clara A. (Butler) Poulton. Janet and her husband, Paul, owned Parkers Sporting Goods in Zanesville, Ohio. She was a member of the St. Nicholas Catholic Church. In her spare time, she enjoyed crocheting, knitting, sewing, and gardening. Above all, she enjoyed her time spent with her loved ones.

She is survived by her sons, Larry (Darlene) Parker, John (Rhonda) Parker; daughter, Carolyn (Vincent) O’Brien; grandchildren, Bill O’Brien, Whitney (Bruce) Shroeder; great-grandchildren, Tyler O’Brien, Zach O’Brien.

In addition to her parents, she is preceded in death by her husband, Paul Parker; brothers, Paul Poulton, Neal Poulton; sisters, Phyllis Poulton, Rosemary Poulton; grandchildren, Larry Parker II, and Kimberly Ann O’Brien.

Calling hours will be held on Monday January 23, 2023, from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM at DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home. Services will be held on Monday January 23, 2023, at 1:00 PM with Fr. Martin J. Ralko officiating. Burial will follow services at St. Mary’s Church Cemetery on SR 379 in Temperanceville, Ohio.

DeLong-Baker & Lanning Funeral Home is assisting the Parker family with arrangements.

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