Barbara C. (Packard) Phillips, 92, passed away Tuesday, January 30, 2018 at Countryside Healthcare of Milford, surrounded by her family.
She was born in Marlboro, New Hampshire, July 31st 1925 the youngest child of Eleazer and Dora Alice (Derby) Packard. She was married in Woonsocket, RI January 13th 1946 to George Munroe Phillips who predeceased her in 1960. She is survived by her four sons, Eugene N. Phillips and his wife Linda of Hopedale, Kenneth P. Phillips and his wife Suzanne of Norfolk, Edward W. Phillips and his wife Mary Jean of Upton and Donald G. Phillips and his wife Eloise of La Habra Heights, CA; nine grandchildren, Amy Franks and her husband Norman of Hopedale, Joanna Maldarelli and her husband Kevin of Milford, Susan Hassett of Seminole, FL, Kenneth P. Phillips, Jr. of Norfolk, George K. Phillips and his wife Courtney of Milford, Chad Phillips and his wife Stacy of Las Vegas, Corey Phillips and his wife Katherine of Worcester, Mitchell Phillips of La Habra Heights, CA and Greg Phillips of La Habra Heights, CA and ten great-grandchildren. Her brothers, Merwyn D., Clare H., Lloyd A. and sister Wilhelmina M. predeceased her.
Barbara had been a receptionist at the Former Curtis Lumber Co. in Milford for 17 years before retiring in 1987. She previously had worked at Danny’s Variety, Lowell’s Dairy and the Milford Daily News.
Barbara was a member of the Joseph Emmerson Evening Alliance, the Mendon Unitarian Church and was a Daughter of the American Revolution.
Visiting hours will be held Thurs. February 1, 2018 from 5-7 PM in the BUMA-SARGENT FUNERAL HOME, 42 Congress St., Milford.
Funeral services will be held Fri. February 2, 2018 at 11 AM in the Mendon Unitarian Church, 13 Maple St., Mendon. Burial will follow in Swan Dale Cemetery, Hartford Ave., East, Mendon.
Memorial donations may be made to the Mendon Unitarian Church, 13 Maple Street, P.O. Box 392, Mendon, MA 01756.
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