Carl J. ‘Junior’ Parrill, 82

Carl J. “Junior” Parrill, 82, of Ocean View, Del., formerly of Hanover, Pa., passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family, at home on Wednesday, June 5, 2019. He was born Sept. 10, 1936, in Moorefield, W.Va., son of the late Carl Parrill and the late Zelma (Bierkamp) Parrill.

Parrill worked as a supervisor with at Revonah Spinning Mills and also the Hanover Bronze & Aluminum Foundry, before his retirement and move to Bethany Beach 16 years ago. After moving to the beach, he co-owned and operated the Fat Tuna Grill in Millville, Del., along with his wife and his son, Steve.

Parrill was a life member of the McSherrystown Home Association and a member of AMVETS Post 22 in Hanover, Pa. He was an avid baseball fan and enjoyed coaching Little League when his children were younger. He will be remembered as a loving and devoted husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother and friend.

In addition to his parents, Parrill was preceded in death by two sisters, Virginia Shearer and Betty Knaub. He is survived by his loving wife of 61 years, Colleen (Mahone) Parrill; three sons, Anthony Parrill and his wife, Diane, of Frankford, Del., Timothy Parrill and his fiancée, Kelly McFadden, of Frankford, and Steve Parrill of Dagsboro, Del.; a sister, Hilda Hockensmith of Hanover, Pa.; four grandchildren, Ryan Parrill, Jason Ziviello, Marina Parrill and Briese Parrill; and two great-grandchildren, Madelyn Ziviello and Carson Ziviello.

A celebration of Parrill’s life will be held at 11 a.m., with visitation at 10 a.m., on Saturday, June 15, 2019, at Melson Funeral Services, 38040 Muddy Neck Road, Ocean View, Del. Interment will be held privately at a later date, at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in New Oxford, Pa. In lieu of flowers, the family suggested memorial contributions to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital ( Condolences may be sent online at