Phillips, Vera


Vera A. Phillips

Vera A. Phillips, 92, of (Parsonville) Houtzdale, PA, died on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the Tyrone Hospital in Tyrone, PA.

Born on October 26, 1924 in (New Castle) RD Osceola Mills, PA, she was the daughter of the late Porter & Melissa (Walls) Albright.  She married Ray I. Phillips on March 15, 1945; he preceded her in death on August 9, 2009.

Mrs. Phillips was of the Christian Faith.

She had worked for the former General Cigar of Philipsburg, PA.

In addition to her parents and husband she was preceded in death by: a son, Dean L. Phillips; a great-great granddaughter, Alana Kanouff; four sisters, Jesse Cramer, Bess Martin, Louise Phillips & Faye Jean Berg; and four brothers, Porter, Roy, Earl & Bill Albright.

She is survived by: two daughters, Diane Refalsky & her husband Bob of DuBois, PA and Sharon McIntire & her husband Don of Houtzdale, PA; two sisters, Lena Woods & her husband Jack of West Decatur, PA and Mary Yarger of (Sanborn) RD Houtzdale, PA; and one brother, Richard Albright of Brisbin, PA.  She is also survived by: a daughter-in-law, Elaine V. Phillips of (Parsonville) RD Houtzdale, PA; eleven grandchildren, ten great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren.

A Memorial Service will be held at a later time.

Burial will be at the Sanborn Cemetery (Sanborn) RD Houtzdale, PA

There will be no public visitation.

Heath Funeral Home & Cremation Services in Osceola Mills, PA is in charge of the arrangements.

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