Vicky V. Parker, 80, of Warren, PA., died peacefully after a brief
illness, Monday morning, April 2, 2018 at Warren General
Hospital. She was born October 3, 1937 in Warren, PA. Vicky
was the daughter of Bruno and Assunta “Sue” DeFabio Vavala.
She was a lifelong Warren area resident and a 1955 graduate of
Warren High School. After school she graduated from the Ora
Jean Beauty School as a beautician. She was a self-employed
beautician and owned and operated a Merle Norman Cosmetics
franchise and along with her husband, owned and operated the
former Ultra Tan. Vicky was a member of Holy Redeemer R.C.
Church. She was active with her high school class of 1955,
meeting classmates for luncheons and helped coordinate class
reunions. Vicky’s greatest joys in life were cooking, which was
her passion, especially cooking for her family and grandchildren.
She was a member of a group of girls, who got together for
dinners, playing cards and girl talk, she especially enjoyed her
friends, Carol Wolfe and Gina Jabo, who are part of this ladies
She is lovingly remembered as a woman with a great sense of
humor with a “Sassy” attitude. Family and friends were her life
whom she enjoyed entertaining.
She is survived by her daughters – Karen Frazier and husband,
Scott, Kris Smith and husband, Dan, 4 Grandchildren – Brandon
Frazier and wife, Molly, Andrew and Morgan Smith, Lauren
Frazier, Sister – Rosalie Matteo, Brother – Bruno J. Vavala and
wife, Cathy all of Warren, PA., several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her
husband of 49 years, Paul E. Parker whom she married September
7, 1957 in Warren, PA., who died June 25, 2007, 1 Nephew – Rob
Friends may call at the Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., 304
East Street, Warren, PA., on Wednesday, April 4, 2018 from 5 to 8
P.M. where a vigil service will be conducted at 7:45 P.M. with
Deacon Raymond Wiehagen, presiding.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted Thursday, April 5,
2018 at 10:00 A.M at Holy Redeemer R.C. Church, 11 Russell
Street, Warren, PA., with Fr. Richard Tomasone, Pastor of St.
Joseph R.C. Church, officiating, assisted by Deacon Joseph Lucia.
Interment will be in St. Joseph R.C. Cemetery. The family of
Vicky, would like to thank the Rouse, for the love, care, and
undivided attention she received while calling the Rouse, her
home. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through
Friends of the Rouse, 207 Rouse Avenue, Youngsville, PA. 16371
or Holy Redeemer Church Building Center Fund, 11 Russell
Street, Warren, PA. 16365. E-mail condolences may be sent by