Gemma G. Parent

May 16, 1943 — February 24, 2022

Gemma G. Parent

Gemma (Gagnon) Parent, age 78 of Southington, CT, passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Thursday, February 24, 2022. Gemma was born to the late George and Alma (Lausier) Gagnon on May 16, 1943 in Keegan, Maine.


After a long battle with Alzheimer’s Disease, she is survived by her husband of 57 years, Joseph Armand Parent, daughter Paula Joerres and her husband Pete, son Jeffery Parent, and grandsons, Ian Joerres and Cameron Parent. Gemma is also survived by two sisters, Augustine Buck and her husband Wayne of Presque Isle, ME and Jean Gagnon of Van Buren, ME. Gemma was predeceased by her daughter-in-law, Marla Parent, brothers, Donald, Robert and Gilbert and sisters, Patricia and Georgie.


Memorial donations in Gemma’s memory may be made to Alzheimer’s Association, 225 N. Michigan Ave. Floor 17 Chicago, IL 60601 (


A celebration of Gemma’s life will be held at a later date. Plantsville Funeral Home has been entrusted with handling the arrangements. For online condolences, please visit


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