On October 17, 2008, JOSEPH PARSONS; survived by a host of family and friends. Employed by Bethlehem Steel. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, October 22, at the Howell Funeral Home, 4600 Liberty Heights Avenue. The wake will be held on Thursday, October 23, 10 A.M. at the Howell Funeral Hoe Chapel, 4602 Liberty Heights Avenue with funeral service to follow at 10:30. Interment Maryland National Cemetery.