Linda L. Phillips “beloved wife, mother, grandmother, and sister”
SHINGLEHOUSE, Pa.---Linda L. Phillips, 81, of Shinglehouse, passed away at home with her loving children by her side on Saturday, June 17, 2023, after a long illness.
Born on Tuesday, March 24, 1942 in Cuba, N.Y., she was a daughter of Edward and June Kingsbury Lamb. On March 28, 1964 in the West Clarksville Baptist Church, she married Clifford “PeeWee” Phillips, who passed away on July 21, 2022.
Linda was a graduate of Richburg High School, Class of 1960, in Richburg, N.Y. She was first employed in Olean, N.Y. by the former Clark Brothers and later by McGraw Edison. In August of 1974, Linda and her husband moved to Florida, where Linda was employed as an administrative assistant for over 19 years by the City of Kissimmee and later for 12 years for the Osceola County Courthouse working in several different offices.
Snowbirds till 2015, Linda and PeeWee made their permanent home in Shinglehouse in 2016. While living in Florida, Linda was a member of the Bible Baptist Church in Kissimmee where she loved playing the organ, piano, and singing in the choir. In Shinglehouse, she attended the Bell Run Union Church. She was a very faithful woman. In her early years, Linda enjoyed roller skating, spending time at the former Coliseum in Ceres, N.Y., where she met the love of her life, PeeWee. She also enjoyed bowling in her younger years. Her greatest loves were her family and the Lord.
Left to cherish her memory are a son, Tim E. Phillips of Shinglehouse; a daughter, Kimberly Phillips Udstad of Shinglehouse; three grandchildren, Norman A. (Josie) Udstad IV, Wyatt D. Udstad, and Faith A. (Phillip “QB”) Steinmetz; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Vaunda (Bill) Stagi of Kissimmee, FL; a sister-in-law, Beverly “Sue” (Joe) Riehle of Shinglehouse; and several nieces and nephews
Linda was predeceased by her parents and her beloved husband of 58 years.
There will be no public visitation. Private funeral services will be held in the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse, with Pastor Chad E. Shaffer, of Bell Run Union Church, Shinglehouse, officiating. Graveside burial services will follow in the Maple Grove Cemetery, Shinglehouse.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to UPMC Cole Home Health and Hospice, 102-108 South Main Street, Coudersport, PA 16915 or to the Shinglehouse Volunteer Ambulance Association, PO Box 98, Shinglehouse, PA 16748.
Linda’s family has entrusted her care to Kevin J. Dusenbury, funeral director/owner of the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home, Shinglehouse.
To express condolences, light a candle or share a fond memory of Linda, please visit www.virgillhowardfuneralhome.com or the Virgil L. Howard Funeral Home Facebook page.