SPRINGFIELD – Joaquin Parga, 55, of Springfield died at 8:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9, 2007, at St. John’s Hospice.
He was born June 19, 1952, in Springfield, the son of Alfredo and Doris Walker Parga. He was preceded in death by a sister, Susie Collins; and an infant sister, Maria Theresa Parga.
Mr. Parga was a truck driver and a member of Teamsters Local 916.
Surviving are a daughter, Valerie Parga of Springfield; two sons, Philip and Derek Parga, both of Springfield; a grandchild, Caleb Parga-Combs; father, Alfredo Parga of Springfield; sister, Terry Parga of Springfield; brother, Tony Parga of Glenarm; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 12, 2007, at Staab Funeral Home. Services will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Staab Funeral Home, with the Rev. Anthony Schmidt officiating. Burial will be in Cumberland Cemetery in Glenarm.