Alta D. Parker, age 84, of 162 Jacobs Drive, Ithaca, NY died Friday February 8th at her residence. She was the daughter of the late Ray and Zada Durling, and a life resident of Tompkins County, most of which time she lived on Durling Road, Trumansburg, moving to Ithaca in 1999.

She is survived by a daughter, Linda P. Zarcone of Penfield, NY and a son, James E. Parker and his partner Kyle W. Shadix of New York, NY.  She is also survived by her sister-in-law Gladys Durling of Interlaken as well as several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and nephews and great-great nieces and nephews.

She was predeceased by her husband, Walter E. Parker in 1995, as well as her two brothers Clyde and Lawrence Durling and her sister and brother-in-law Mary and Michael Churey.

At her request there are no calling hours.  Graveside Services will be held at Grove Cemetery, Trumansburg, on Thursday February 14th at 2:30 pm with a reception to follow at The Falls Restaurant, Main Street, Trumansburg.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: Development Department, Animal Care and Control of NYC, 11 Park Place, Suite 805, New York, NY  10007  or to: The American Heart Association, P.O. Box 3049, Syracuse, NY  13220-3049.