In Memory of Frank Parada........  2nd Platoon


A "Currahee Brother" who passed away on April 27, 2017. We invite Currahee Brothers that knew him well to make some comments.

"Thank you brother for a job well done".  Until we meet again my friend ..... "Currahee"......"Stands Alone"

Frank Parada ........Age: 67                                                                                     Died on: April 27, 2017 in his home at Waterford, MI__                                      Survived By: Wife Candice, Two Children and a Brother and a Sister

Parada, Frank J. (Jr) of Waterford passed away suddenly April 27, 2017 at 67 years of age. Loving husband of Candice "Candy" for 17 years. Dear father of Frank J. (Desiree) Parada III and Mackenzie Parada. Brother of Janet (John) Bodell and Kenneth (Monica) Parada. Proceeded in death by his parents Frank Sr. and Irene. Also survived by nieces and nephews. Frank was a 1967 graduate of St. James H.S. in Ferndale and a veteran of the US Army Vietnam. He was currently a postal carrier for the US Post Office and a member of the VFW Post 1008 Waterford. Frank enjoyed ice hockey, fishing, and hunting. He always had something clever to say and will be dearly missed by a loving family and many friends.

Visitation:  Thursday 3:00 pm with Rosary at 6:00 PM at Coats Funeral Home - Waterford

Funeral Service: ¬†Friday, May 5, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Perpetua Catholic Church, 134 Airport Road, Waterford. Interment with military honors, Monday, May 8, 2017 at 10:30 AM at Great Lakes National Cemetery, Holly.

Nam Photos: Courtesy of Steve Manthei & Bob Smoker

L to R: John Fowler, Steve Manthei, Frank Parada

Top L to R: Holthausen, Ives, Fowler, Wallace, Unger - Bottom L to R: Harvey, ?, ?, Parada, Smoker, ?

Top L to R: Harvey, Tarbuck, Fowler, Manthei - Bottom L to R: Tam, Parada

Playing Cards

Harvey, Parada, & Smith on FSB Ripcord

Parada, Harvey, & Smoker

Enroute to Eagle Beach

Pyramid at Engle Beach

"Thank you brother for a job well done".  Until we meet again my friend ..... "Currahee"......"Stands Alone"


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