Harold Parnes

Obituary of Harold Ives Parnes

Mr. Harold Ives Parnes

Montague, NJ


Mr. Harold Ives Parnes of Montague, NJ, died Friday, April 9, 2021 at his home.  He was 68.

He was born June 21, 1952 in New Haven, CT the son of the late Lionel Gerstner Parnes and the late Adele Ruth Langerman Parnes.

He worked as a CPA for Bederson & Company in West Orange, NJ for 26 years.

Harold and his family loved to travel.  As an avid diver, he and his wife dove all over the Caribbean and was a certified underwater photographer.  In their later years they would adventure all over Europe where you would find Harold with multiple cameras and taking hundreds of photographs to document their travels.


Surviving are:

His loving wife Marianne Hibell Parnes of nearly 40 years

Sons: Lionel, Wesley and Harrison Parnes

1 Nephew, Carl Mercado

He was predeceased by his parents, and his sister, Ellen Parnes Mercado.


Funeral services will be held on Monday, April 12, 2021 at 11:30am at the Beth Israel Memorial Park, Woodbridge, NJ.


There will be a Kosher luncheon immediately after the cemetery, held at the Clara Barton First Aid Squad, 1079 Amboy Ave., Edison, NJ 08837.


Funeral arrangements are by the GRAY-PARKER FUNERAL HOME, 100 E. Main St., Port Jervis.  For additional information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family please visit www.grayparkerfuneralhome.com.



Funeral Service

11:30 am - 12:00 pm
Monday, April 12, 2021
Beth Israel Cemetery Memorial Park
1098 Woodbridge Center Drive
Woodbridge, New Jersey, United States