ROCKPORT, MA: William H. Parsons, Jr., 79, husband of the late Norma M. (Sandquist) Parsons, of Rockport, passed away on Sunday evening, December 13, 2015, at his home in Rockport, surrounded by family.
His funeral Mass will be celebrated in St. Joachim's Church, Rockport on Tuesday, December 22, at 9:30 a.m. Extended family and friends are cordially invited. The burial will be held in Beech Grove Cemetery. There will be a gathering after at the American Legion Edward Peterson Post 98 at Back Beach in Rockport. There are no visiting hours. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made in his name to the St. Paul Vincent de Paul Society, care of Holy Family Parish, 60 Prospect Street, Gloucester, MA 01930. Arrangements are by the Greely Funeral Home, 212 Washington Street, Gloucester. For online condolences, please visit .