It is with deep sadness that we must announce the passing of Phyllis B. Phillips, age 94, of Amherst, NS. Phyllis passed away on Thursday, January 24, 2013 at Gables Lodge.
Born in Tidnish Bridge, NS, she was the daughter of the late George and Beryl (Jackson) MacDonald.
Phyllis received her high school education at the Spring Street Academy and took the commercial course at St. Charles Commercial School. She attended Mount Allison University in Sackville, N.B. where she received her B.A. degree, from there she entered the Westchester State Teachers College in U.S.A. and obtained her teaching certificate. She lived in Drexel Hill, Penn. for many years before returning to Amherst in 1983 following her husband's death. She was a member of the Amherst Golden Years Society and was previously active in their bowling league. She was active with the IODE Thrift Shop.
She is survived by daughters Beryl Marshall (Alan) of Bussy St. George, France and Harriet Clawson (Robert) of Cochranville, Penn., U.S.A.; granddaughter Hilary Braley (David), Michigan.
She was predeceased by her husband Harry.
Arrangements have been entrusted to the Furlong~Jones Funeral Home, 70 Church St., Amherst, NS (902-667-8777). At the request of the family, there will be no visitation or funeral service.