The Paul Parent Garden Club

As some of our listeners may already be aware, New England radio show host Paul Parent passed away quietly in his sleep on Monday, August 13 at the age of 69. He leaves behind a legacy of excellence in both broadcasting and his life-long passion for gardening.

This Sunday, Paul's sons Patrick, Matthew and Jason will join together to host a live tribute broadcast to their late father from 6 to 10AM.

In the near future, Patrick Parent will assume hosting duties for the Garden Club program, which will continue to be broadcast Sunday mornings on NewsTalk 1350 and 103.3FM.

Paul Parent Remembered


Kennebunk, ME - On August 13th Paul Parent left to tend a new garden with the angels, passing peacefully in his sleep, joining his Aunt Ruth Soucy, his Mother, his Father and his beloved dogs Duncan, Sabrina Barkley, and Abby. Paul lived an amazing life to say the least. Paul was born June 16, 1949 in Lewiston, ME, a son of Rita and Roland Parent of Scituate, who predeceased him. He graduated from the Stockbridge School of Agriculture in 1970. The following year he met the love of his life, best friend, and partner, Christine Duncan Parent. They married June 24, 1972 surrounded by family and friends. Together they had three children and three grandchildren, whom they cherished greatly. Outside of family time, Paul’s sanctuary was his garden. He spent countless hours tending his plants, getting his hands dirty and thinking of innovative designs. He channeled this love for gardening into his livelihood – The Paul Parent Garden Club. “Good Morning Gardeners and Welcome to the Paul Parent Garden Club” was his hearty welcome to listeners all over the world, engaging garden lovers of every age in discussion about his favorite subject for over 35 years. He loved all things New England sports.

Paul is lovingly remembered by his wife Christine (Duncan), his son Matthew Parent and his wife Christina of Ocklawaha, FL, his son Jason Parent and partner Peter Robbins of South Portland, ME, his son Patrick Parent and wife Kristen of Lowell, MA. His pride and joy were his grandchildren, Michael Parent, Katherine Parent, and Elizabeth Parent, who will always remember him as Grandpa.
Friends may visit from 1-4 PM and 6-8PM on Thursday, August 16, 2018 at Bibber Memorial Chapel, 67 Summer Street, Kennebunk, ME 04043. Funeral services will be private.

Sunday 6A - 10A

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