Joel J. Parrish passed away on December 26, 2019 at the Fisher Hospice in Amherst, MA with family comforting him. He leaves his beloved wife, Jackie, three step-children- Ocean, Charlie, and Audrey. He also leaves behind four grandchildren- Briana, Victoria, Mateo and Finley.
Joel will also be missed by very close friends from Springfield College, where he was a professor in the Business Department, and for several years, chaired that department. Joel’s warmth and friendships will also be missed by many caring friends he made through school history and neighborhood life in Forest Park.