Marla A. (Liburdi) Parent, 50 of Southington entered eternal rest on Wednesday June 20, 2018, at Autumn Lake Health Care in New Britain, with the love of her family by her side, after a courageous battle with cancer.
Marla was born April 4, 1968, to her parents Victor Liburdi and Carol A. (Barrett) (Liburdi) Goodhart. She grew up in Southington, with the love of her family and friends and lovingly referred to by her brothers as Lala. Marla attended Southington High School and after graduating attended Tunxis Community College.
She always had a love for young children, leading her to become a Nanny, preparing her for her greatest joy in life, being a wonderful mother to her son. Marla married her husband Jeffrey Parent in August of 2003, which gave way to starting her beautiful life as a wife and mother. They were blessed with a beautiful son Cameron Joseph Parent and growing together as a family in Southington, whom she lives behind and will be greatly missed by. Besides her husband and son, Marla leaves behind her father Victor Liburdi and his wife, Marsha (Russo) Liburdi of Stonington, her mother Carol A. (Barrett) Goodhart and her husband Eric Goodhart of Hubbardston, Mass., her two brothers Andrew (Melissa) Liburdi of Wethersfield, and Mark (Gina) Liburdi and her niece, Gianna Liburdi all of Detroit Mich., her grandmother Katherine Barrett of Berlin, her father and mother-in-law Joseph and Gemma Parent of Southington, as well as many aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. She was predeceased by her grandparents Giuseppe and Carmela Liburdi and her grandfather Joseph Barrett.
The family will be accepting guests to pay their respects on Sunday June 24, 2018, from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Della Vecchia Funeral Home 211 North Main St Southington, CT 06489. Funeral services will start at Della Vecchia Funeral Home Monday June 25, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. continuing with a Mass of Christian Burial at St. Thomas Church 99 Bristol St Southington CT 06489 on Monday June 25, 2018, at 11 a.m. Entombment and committal service immediately following Mass at St. Mary’s Cemetery 1141 Stanley St New Britain, CT 06051.
In lieu of flowers donations in Marla’s name can be made to her son’s College Education Fund. Make checks payable to “CHET”(Connecticut Higher Education Trust) and mail them to Marla’s father – Victor Liburdi, 7 Sommers Ln. Stonington, CT 06378 who is handling the account for the family.