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Mulkateria Phe-Irena "Phe-Phe" Parker

September 19, 1956 ~ December 22, 2020 (age 64)

Obituary

Mulkateria passed peacefully from this life the morning of December 22nd after a gradual decline in health. Mulkateria Phe-Irena "Phe-Phe" Parker was born September 19, 1956 to the proud parents Celia Johnson Parker and Herman Parker. She was the oldest of 5 children. Phe-Phe grew up in Saint Nicholas Houses. As a little girl she attended Bethel AME Church. She even sang on the youth choir at Salem Methodist Church. Phe-Phe attended Louis D. Brandeis High School and Bronx Community College (BCC) where she earned an Associate degree in Accounting.

 

She began her career as a Dental Hygienist at Sydenham Hospital. She then became a Medical Billing Clerk at Harlem Hospital until she retired in 2004. In between establishing her career Phe-Phe would give birth to a precious little girl name Erica Guerrido and later a budding little boy name Charif Rafiq Marone. Through her life she has had some great journeys. Along the road she developed a love for baking. Oh, how she would love to bake a cake. Phe-Phe had an energetic smile and an infectious laugh that would light up a room.

 

She was preceded in death by her mother, Celia Johnson Parker and father, Herman Parker.

 

She is survived by 2 sisters: Celest Parker and Michelle (Perry) Miller, 2 brothers; Thomas Miller, and David Parker; 2 children Erica (Emil) Sullivan, and Charif Rafiq Marone; 3 nieces: Lorena Parker, Jordan Parker, and Lainey Miller; 2 nephews: Eric Miller and Parker Miller. And a host of family and friends.

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Services

Memorial Service
Tuesday
January 12, 2021

4:00 PM
Bailey's Funeral Home
151 W 128th Street
New York, NY 10027

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