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Margaret V. Phillips, 92, of Shenango Township passed away the morning of Oct. 3, 2017, at her residence.
Born on Nov. 14, 1924, in Phillips, Pa., she was the daughter of the late Elmer C. and Katherine Pearl Bittinger Georg.
On Sept. 21, 1944, she married her beloved husband, Russell A. Phillips Sr. The two of them spent over 41 years together until he preceded her in death on May 9, 1986.
Margaret was a devout member of Christ Lutheran Church and always enjoyed attending church. She enjoyed flowers, but her greatest joy came from spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren.
Margaret is survived by her children, Ronald Phillips and wife Veronica of New Castle, Russell A. Phillips Jr. and wife Ruth of New Castle, Donna Black and husband Terry of Bessemer, Pa., and Robert Phillips of New Castle; brothers, Marvin Georg and wife Bobbi of Bridgewater, Va., and Robert Georg and wife Marilyn of Frederick, Md.; sister, Hilda Georg of Frederick, Md.; six grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; and 13 great-great-grandchildren.
Private services will be held at Ed and Don DeCarbo Funeral Home and Crematory, 941 S. Mill St., officiated by Pastor Sean Walters of Christ Lutheran Church.
Interment will take place in Graceland Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.decarbofuneralhome.com.
Published on October 3, 2017
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