Dorothy M. “Dot” Phillips
Dorothy M. “Dot” Phillips, 91, of Philipsburg went to be with the Lord on Thursday, November 12, 2015 at the Mount Nittany Medical Center, State College.
She was born on April 20, 1924 in South Philipsburg, a daughter of the Late Hugh T., Sr. and Ida Ruby (Vaughn) Croft.
Mrs. Phillips was a member of the New Life Center, Philipsburg. She was a very giving person and had a wonderful sense of humor.
She had been employed as a server at the Dutch Pantry’s in both Wilmington, Delaware and Clearfield and at the former Harbor Inn of Philipsburg for many years. She was a very hard worker and after retiring from being a server, worked as a caregiver until she was 86 years old.
She married Clyde Wilson Phillips in June 1948. He preceded her in death on February 21, 2010.
In addition to her husband and parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Gladys M. Croft; a brother, Melvin R. Croft; and a sister-in-law, Mary Alice Croft.
Mrs. Phillips is survived by two sons, Richard Phillips of Somerset and Mark Phillips of Philipsburg; a sister, Sandra L. Pepperday and her husband, Rodney “Pete” of South Philipsburg; a brother, Hugh T. “Bud” Croft, Jr. of Philipsburg; two grandchildren, Nathan Phillips and his companion, Dana of Pittsburgh; Regina Phillips of Clearfield; a great-grandson, Seth Phillips of New Mexico; two sisters-in-law, Jean Croft of Philipsburg, Lois Temchack and her husband, Frank of Viola; several cousins and nieces and nephews.
A memorial service will be held on Tuesday, November 17, 2015 at 7 p.m. at the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, Philipsburg with Rev John T. Dill officiating. Interment will be in Philipsburg Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Tuesday from 6 – 7 p.m.
Contributions in memory of Mrs. Phillips may be made in care of the Beezer-Heath Funeral Home, 719 E. Spruce St., Philipsburg, PA 16866.
Family and friends may sign the guestbook and share memories at beezerheathfh.com