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Joseph J Parachoniak

Joseph J Parachoniak, 91, of Dallas, passed away Thursday morning, August 23, 2018 in Grapevine.

A private family graveside service was held for Mr. Parachoniak Thursday evening, August 23, 2018 at 7:00 PM, at Rock Hill Cemetery.

Joseph J. Parachoniak was born March 5, 1927 in Melville, Saskatchewan, Canada to the late Nicholas and Mary Parachoniak. He was one of 12 children born to Nicholas and Mary. Joseph was a self-made man and was very hardworking. On September 19, 1953, in St. Thomas, Ontario, he married the love of his life, Verna Parachoniak. The two spent 65 wonderful years together until her passing in February 2018.

He was very social man and could carry on a conversation with anyone. He was great with children, loved animals, and always had a smile on his face. Joseph enjoyed studying the bible in his spare time.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Nicholas and Mary Parachoniak; wife, Verna Miriam Parachoniak; his son, Jay Parachoniak; great granddaughter, Emily Collins; and 8 siblings.

Left to cherish his memory is his daughter, Mary Ellen McKinney of Dallas; grandchildren, Verna Parachoniak, Lee McKinney, JD McKinney and wife Kristin, and William Tyrell McKinney and wife Sarah; four great grandchildren, Delaney, Trentin, Dylan, and Brayden; and two brothers and one sister. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and extended family members.

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Mary Ellen, we are sorry for your loss. Our condolences on the loss of your wonderful father. Joe was wonderful person and made us feel so comfortable when we arrived in Dallas. It was a pleasure knowing Joe, Verna and your family -they will be in our hearts & prayers forever! I was not aware of Joe's passing until tonight. Always, Bill & Karen Griffith -Clinton, New York

Bill & Karen Griffith Nov 3 2018 12:00 AM