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Eino Parhiala

Eino Parhiala

Tuesday, July 7th, 1931 Sunday, June 9th, 2019

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Obituary for Eino Armas Parhiala

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our father Eino Parhiala, age 87 years. Eino passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, June 9, 2019. He was predeceased by Linda and his parents Kalle & Santra and his eight siblings. He is survived by his son Brian (Jodi), daughter Brenda (Mario), his cherished granddaughters Kristy (Sander), Any (Andrew) and Robyn as well as numerous relatives in Finland. Eino was born in Sievi, Finland and immigrated to Canada in the summer of 1957. Where he worked for many years logging. He spent his early years working on Pie Island where they would have to endure the precarious conditions of Lake Superior. Later he started his own logging company where he worked until he retired. In the early years he also enjoyed hunting and fishing with friends. Sunday suppers with his infamous moose roast was always a treat. Eino also enjoyed spending time at his camp in Shabaqua, taking hot saunas and blueberry picking with his longtime companion Annikki and his regular outings with Ritva, to do shopping, lunches and various appointments were greatly appreciated. Thanks also, to all the first responder's that took care of our father on that fateful day.
Funeral services will be held on Friday June 14, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. in the chapel of Sargent & Son Funeral Home, 21 north Court Street, with Pastor Brian Falkenholt presiding. The internment will follow in Riverside Cemetery. In lieu of flower donations may be made to Heart & Stroke foundation would be appreciated. Online condolences may be made at www. sargentandson.com.

"The winds screech down from the open west, And the thunders beat and break. On the amethyst of your rugged breast - but you never arise or wake. You have locked your past, and you keep the key - In your heart 'neath the westing sun, Where the mighty sea, and it shores will be/ Storm- swept until the world is done." An excerpt from the poem, Sleeping Giant by Pauline E. Johnson

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  • Service

    Friday, June 14th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Sargent & Son Funeral Home & Reception Centre
    21 N. Court Street
    THUNDER BAY, ON
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    Friday, June 14th, 2019
    11:00am
    Officiant
    Pastor Brian Falkenholt
  • Interment

    Riverside Cemetery
    800 Oliver Road
    THUNDER BAY, ON
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Rizzo Silvana

Brenda and family; we are so very sorry to hear of your father’s passing. Our sincerest condolences.
From: Silvana & Luccio Rizzo
Comment | Posted at 04:27pm via Condolence
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Brenda Hunt

Brenda and Brian: We are very sorry to read of the passing of your father, Eino. We send our condolences and heartfelt sympathy. Sincerely, Brenda and Bob Hunt
Comment | Posted at 02:37pm via Condolence
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Tim Maenpaa

Marja-Leena, Tim, and Katherine Maenpaa

Brian, Brenda, and your families; our sincerest condolences on the passing of your father/papa. Thoughts and prayers are with the family through these difficult times.
Comment | Posted at 07:42pm via Condolence
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Lynda Barrie

Brenda, very sorry for your loss. I never knew your Dad, however I appreciate you, the daughter he loved and raised. He did a great job.
May he Rest In Peace and May you find comfort in good memories.
Lynda Barrie
Comment | Posted at 12:40am via Condolence
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