PARKS, April D.

PARKS, April D. – Unexpectedly passed at her residence in Canal, NB on Friday, March, 5th, 2021; April Dawn Parks, born in Saint John, NB, beloved daughter of Larry and  Bonnie (Cooke) Parks of Andersonville, NB. She had been a member of Gateway Cathedral Church in St. Stephen for many years.

  A loving daughter and mother. Surviving, in addition to her parents, are her son Nicholas Cusack of Canal, NB; niece, Bailey Coulton; uncles and aunts, Richard (Sally) Parks, Robert (Penny) Parks, James (Bonnie) Parks, Brenda (Barry) Logan, Diane Lambert, Ray (Alberta) Cooke, Jackie (Dorothy) Cooke, Nila (Merlin) Craig, Barry Cooke, Trudy Cooke, Gregory (Tammy) Cooke, and several cousins.

  April was predeceased by her sister Shawna Coulton; her paternal grandparents Tilley and Mildred Parks; maternal grandparents Horace and Lois Cooke; uncles Michael Parks, Wade Cooke and Sherman Cooke.

  The family will receive friends at Sea View Full Gospel Church, Back Bay, NB on Wednesday from 2 – 4 p.m. and 6 – 8 p.m.

  Due to the current situation surrounding the pandemic, COVID – 19 screening protocols will be in place at the church. For those feeling anxious or vulnerable or unwell you are encouraged not to attend.

  The funeral service in celebration of April’s life will be held on Thursday, March 11th, 2021 at 2 p.m., at Sea View Full Gospel Church, Back Bay, NB. Due to limited seating and as instructed by the Dept. of Public Health, you will be required to pre–register by calling the funeral home only.

  The interment will take place later in the spring in St. George Rural Cemetery.

  In lieu of flowers, donations to Oak Hill Christian Centre or a charity of the donor’s choice would be appreciated by the family. Online condolences to the family or donations can be made at

  Arrangements have been entrusted to the care and direction of Humphreys Funeral Home, 20 Marks Street, St. Stephen, NB E3L 2B2 (506-466-3110).