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Peter Arne Parziale Sr.

September 11, 2022

Peter Arne Parziale Sr., 64, of Forest, VA passed away on September 11, 2022.

Peter was the son of the late Ferdinando Parziale and Helen Tarvainen Parziale, and the husband of Robin Curtis Parziale for 43 years. His life was committed to his Lord, his family, and his country.

Peter was born on May 18,1958 in Hanson, MA. He graduated from Lynchburg Christian Academy in 1976, then pursued his education in Business Administration, graduating from Liberty University in 1981.

He was Profit Center Manager for Hajoca Corporation for 30 years. He also served with Cabaniss Consultants for 10 years. His life was committed to helping others, and he challenged everyone to do their best in every endeavor.

Peter was a faithful member of Lakewood Baptist Church where he served as layman, teacher, and Deacon. His commitment to Christ was demonstrated in his daily life.

He enjoyed coaching baseball and loved raising Angus beef cattle. He was an entrepreneur and enjoyed the challenge of reinvigorating struggling businesses.

In addition to his wife, Peter is survived by his children, Peter Parziale II (Michelle) of Roanoke, and their children, David and Gabriella; Benjamin Parziale (Vanessa) of Lynchburg, and their children Jacob, Isabella, Joshua, and Anna; Patrick Parziale (Melisse) of Hurricane, WV, and their children Mae Belle, Vincent, Ruby and Rosie; brother, Victor Parziale (Lori) of Manasses, VA; one uncle, John Tarvainen of Colorado Springs, CO; and one aunt, Aino Roemhildt of Cordova, AK.

In addition to his parents, Peter is predeceased by his brother, Daniel Parziale.

A visitation will be held on September 15, 2022, from 6-8 PM at Tharp Funeral Home, Lynchburg, VA. A visitation will also be held on September 16, at 10 AM with a memorial service to follow at 11:30 AM at Lakewood Baptist Church, 2469 Sunburst Road, Evington, VA, with Dan Manley officiating. The graveside service will be conducted at Virginia Memorial Park, Forest, VA.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Blue Ridge Pregnancy Center, 3701 Old Forest Rd Lynchburg VA 24501 website

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Hands down Peter Arne Parziale is the greatest and Godliest man I've ever had the pleasure to know! Thank you Robin, Ben, Big Pete, Patrick for allowing me into your lives once again!! May God continue to Bless, guide and protect this Wonderful Parziale Family!! All my Love!! ❤️

Posted by Rick Bukrim on September 17, 2022

So sorry Fo the loss of Mr. Parziale, a godly man with whom I had profound conversation. Vera and I will miss him so very much. We are praying for the family.

Posted by Airton & Vera Moura on September 16, 2022

Sorry for your loss. Pete was a wonderful person. I met him when he worked at Cabaniss. He loved what he did and loved being around the clients we served

Posted by Gracie Mays on September 15, 2022

Saddened to learn of Pete's passing. Know that I am thinking of you and praying for your family.

Posted by Anonymous on September 15, 2022

Robin, I am so sorry to lose Pete and know that your heart is heavy. He was a great friend that I truly loved. I'm so glad to have had you both in my life and appreciate the Christian values that you've both demonstrated. I will never forget you both paying a visit to my beloved sister Meri in the hospital when she was so critically ill and how much that meant to her and me. Lakewood will be forever blessed because of Pete's service to our heavenly Father! Pete has now heard "Well done, good and faithful servant." Until we all meet again.

Posted by Lisa Anderson on September 15, 2022

Our prayers on behalf of Robin and the boys. Robin, what good times you and Peter and Joy and I had together in high school and early adulthood. He was a special guy, a great friend and dedicated to his family and to the Lord. I know his passing leaves a big hole in many lives. So looking forward to reuniting with him on the other side.

Posted by David Shaw on September 15, 2022

We are sadded at the passing of our frIend Peter. Peter was a great Sunday school teacher and was alert to situations where he could make a difference. We will miss him and his quick humor. Our condolences to Robin and the family. Love to you.

Posted by Joyce on September 14, 2022

I'll be missing my big brother until I see him again in Heaven. Robin and family please know how sorry I am for your loss, Peter was a wonderful man and friend and will be dearly missed on this earth but is with his parents now laughing and trying to get a game of baseball going.

Posted by Bryan Gallagher on September 14, 2022

Robin and family , I’m so sorry for you loss ,I enjoyed my time working at the Blind shop with you all , Pete was wonderful to work for .I’m keeping you all in my prayers .

Posted by deborah caughey on September 14, 2022

So sorry to hear that Mr. Pete has left this earthly place but we know he is with the good Lord in heaven.

Posted by Jane and Ray Beaudrot on September 13, 2022

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