Meet Reverend David Parry

Chaplain for Copeland Oaks Retirement Community

Dr. David Parry is dedicated to meeting the spiritual needs of the residents of Crandall Medical Center and their families. Chaplain Parry works closely with residents and their loved ones through compassion and counseling.

Serving Copeland Oaks/Crandall Medical Center since 2003, Chaplain Parry received his Doctor of Ministry degree from Ashland Theological Seminary. Prior to his ministry at Crandall, Chaplain Parry served as pastor at a church in Strongsville for 25 years.

Of his work with the frail elderly residents of Crandall Medical Center, Chaplain Parry has observed, “This stage of life has the greatest potential for spiritual growth.”

He is motivated by “the faith of the people around me.”

Dr. Parry feels that his greatest personal benefit from his ministry at Crandall Medical Center is “sharing in the wonderful life stories of our residents.”