Penwell Turner Funeral Home - Shelby, Ohio

Frances C. Phillips

Frances C. Phillips, age 90, formerly 0f 20 West Street, Shelby, died Saturday afternoon, June 28, 2003 at the Heritage Care Center in Shelby.

She was born March 18, 1913 in St. Stephens, Ohio, the daughter of the late
Albert L. and Germaine R. (Lambermont) Phillips. Frances was a graduate of St. Peter’s High School in Mansfield and Mt. Carmel Hospital School of Nursing in Columbus. She served as a nurse, obtaining the rank of captain, during W.W.II, in England, France and Germany with the 44th EVAC Hospital. After her military service, she retired from the Crile Veterans Hospital in Cleveland.

She was a member of Most Pure Heart Of Mary Catholic Church, Altar Rosary Society, St. Ann’s Society, AARP, Shelby Golden Agers, and was a charter member of the Daughters Of Isabella. Her hobbies included playing cards and bingo.

She is survived by a brother and 3 sisters-in law; Charles and Beda Phillips of Shelby, Georgia Phillips of Willoughby, and Catherine Phillips of California; many nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by two brothers, John and James Phillips, and by three sisters, Thelma Fulmer, Gertrude Greenwood, and Viola Wenzlick.

Friends may call at the Turner Funeral Home, 168 W. Main Street, Shelby on Monday June 30, 2003, from 2-4 and 6-8 PM, where the Daughters of Isabella will recite the Rosary at 7:30 P.M. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 1, 2003 at 1 P.M. at Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Church with Fr. Nick Cunningham officiating. Burial will be in Most Pure Heart of Mary Catholic Cemetery with military honors provided by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail. Memorial contributions may be made to the church.

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