1943 ∼ 2018
Ken Parolski, 74, of Mashpee, passed away peacefully at home surrounded by his family on February 7, 2018. He was the beloved husband of Trish Parolski and son of the late Albert and Grace Parolski.
Ken served in the United States Navy during the Vietnam War. While in the Navy Ken served aboard the USS WASP and was involved in several Gemini Astronaut retrieval missions. After his release from the Navy Ken attended Northeastern University and graduated with a degree in Geology. He worked as a Marine Geologist for the United States Geological Survey in Woods Hole for 30 years until his retirement. Ken was a gifted Handyman, avid boater and skilled fishermen. Ken loved anything to do with the ocean. His greatest Love was for his family. Ken was a loving Husband, Father, Brother and Uncle. It is an understatement to say that Ken will be dearly missed by all who loved him.
In addition to his wife Trish of 47 years, Ken is survived by his son Scott Parolski of Mashpee, 2 brothers Paul Parolski of Adelphi, MD, Richard Parolski of Berlin, MD, 8 nieces and 1 nephew.
A private graveside service will be held at the Massachusetts National Cemetery in Bourne. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Mashpee Scholarship Foundation Trust (www. mashpeescholarship.org) .