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Carol Louise Phillips

November 17, 1941 ~ April 19, 2020 (age 78) 78 Years Old


LaVale - Carol Louise Phillips, 78, of LaVale and Daytona, FL died peacefully at her home after a battle with cancer on Sunday, April 19, 2020

Born November 17, 1941 in Meyersdale, PA, she was the daughter of the late William and Mary Purbaugh. She was preceded in death by her brother, Bill Purbaugh.

Carol was a homemaker and enjoyed sewing and taking care of her family. She was a BeautiControl Consultant. She was an active member of Calvary Baptist Church, Cresaptown,MD. served in Sunday School and Awana ministries.

Surviving is her husband of 62 yrs, Ed Phillips, and children Sue MacGray, husband Steve, Ed Phillips Jr., wife Abilene, Diane Phillips-Chitwood, husband Daniel, Sally Benson,husband David. She had 9 grandchildren, Sheri(Brian) Orndorff, Aaron (Lizzie),MacGray Kara(Gordon)Bowen, Brad(Becky)Phillips, Tyler(Cera) Shell,Tim(Kristan)Shell, Megan(Ryan) Fordham, Mary Beth(Ben) Russell, Matt(Kailee) Benson and 12 great grandchildren.

At her request, she will be cremated and a memorial service will be held at a later date due to the COVID 19 virus.

A special thanks to UPMC Western MD Hospice Team.

Arrangements by the Bradley J. Duffy Funeral Home P.A. 1322 National Highway, LaVale.

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The family requests that flowers not be sent, since the memorial service will not take place for a while.  Those wishing to honor Carol, may do so, by directing donations in her memory to the UPMC Western Maryland Hospice 1050 West Industrial Boulevard Suite 19, Cumberland Maryland 21502 or the Schwab Family Cancer Center 12500 Willowbrook Road, Cumberland Maryland 21502

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