88 of Scottsdale, passed away on April 27, 2017. He was born in W. Springfield, MA to Raymond and Loretta Parent. Paul graduated from Holyoke Community College in 1949 with the honor of class Valedictorian. He worked as an accountant for Hughes Aircraft for 38 years in Massachusetts, where upon retiring he moved to Arizona. Paul also proudly served in the US Army. He is survived by his Sons; Denis Parent and Larry Parent, Daughters; Denise Parent, Celeste Parent, Christine Smith, Roxanne Lepich, Lisa Brewster, Terri Parent and Maria Parent, Brother; Robert Parent, Sister; Diane Schardt and numerous Grand and Great Grand Children. A Prayer Service will be held at 6PM on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home, 4800 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix. Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10AM Friday, May 12, 2017 at St. Theresa Catholic Church 5045 E. Thomas Road, Phoenix. Graveside Service with military honors will follow at 1:30PM at the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, 23029 N. Cave Creek Road, Phoenix.