Barbara Catherine ‘Cathy’ Parker, 56


Barbara Catherine “Cathy” Parker, 56, of Pittsville, Md., died Sunday, Jan. 20, 2019, at Peninsula Regional Medical Center in Salisbury, Md. She was born in Salisbury, daughter of Barbara E. (Brittingham) Parker and the late Johnie Blaine Parker.

She had worked for Vernon Powell for 40 years and loved her V.P. family. She was a member of Line United Methodist Church and had served on many church committees. She and her sister, Nancy, served as pianist for Line and for Bethel U.M. Church. Parker was also a member of the Hallmark Ornament Keepsake Collectors Club.

Parker is survived by her mother, Barbara E. Parker of Pittsville; a sister, Nancy P. Ennis and her husband, Keith, of Pittsville; a godson, Nicholas Brittingham; a goddaughter, Madelyn Baum and her husband, Joe; her special god-niece and god-nephews, who were the apple of her eye, Savannah Brittingham, Abram James and Jude James; sisters of the heart, Nicole Oliphant and her spouse, D.J., and Kate James and her spouse, Josh; a large extended family; and her dog Maxwell.

A funeral service will be held Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at 1 p.m. at Bishop-Hastings Funeral Home in Selbyville, Del., with the Rev. Douglas Griffith officiating. Friends may call on Thursday evening, Jan. 24, 2019, at the funeral home, from 6 to 8 p.m. and on Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, at noon. Burial will be in Bethel Cemetery in Willards, Md. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Line U.M. Church, c/o Karen Bailey; P.O. Box 398; Pittsville, MD 21850, or to Believe in Tomorrow House by the Sea; P.O. Box 3627; Ocean City, MD 21843. Condolences may be sent online at www.bishophastingsfh.com.