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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