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Ellen Margaret Parson

November 18, 1940 — July 16, 2023

Morehead City

Ellen Margaret Parson, 82, of Morehead City, passed away Sunday, July 16, 2023, at her home.

Her funeral mass will be held at 10 a.m., Friday, July 21st at St. Egbert Catholic Church, presided by Rev.  Ryszard Kolodziej. Interment will follow at Greenwood Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m., Thursday, July 20th at Munden Funeral Home.

Ellen was born on November 18, 1940, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to the late John and Margaretmary Monaghan. She was a devoted member of St. Egbert’s Catholic Church. She found solace and guidance in her faith and in the teachings of Christ. Ellen had a forever love with her sweetheart of over 61 years, John. She was a loving wife, mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother. Ellen will be remembered for her compassionate heart, her selflessness, and her unwavering faith. Her kindness and generosity knew no bounds, and she was a living example of Christ’s teachings. May her memory be a blessing to all who knew and loved her.

Those remaining to cherish her memory are her loving husband, John Parson of the home; daughters, Ellen Marion (Michael) of Idaho, Jennifer Fox (David) of Pennsylvania, Patsy Parson of Morehead City, Mary Barrowman of Morehead City; brother, Joseph Monaghan (Beth) of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; sister, Margaretmary Monaghan of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; grandchildren, John Fox (Elizabeth), Daniel Fox, Justine Manues (John), Abigale Pinderup (Chris), Travis Marion (Kari), Emily Barrowman; and 7 great-grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, Ellen was preceded in death by her brothers, Jack and Patrick Monaghan; and sister, Eileen Keller.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to 3HC Hospice, 2402 Wayne Memorial Drive, Goldsboro, NC 27534.

Family and friends are welcome to submit online condolences at www.mundenfuneralhome.net

Arrangements by Munden Funeral Home & Crematory in Morehead City, NC.

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Thursday, July 20, 2023

6:00 - 8:00 pm (Eastern time)

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2112 Arendell Street, Morehead City, NC 28557

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Friday, July 21, 2023

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