WINCHENDON – Phyllis E. Kendall, 88, formerly of 286 Spring Street, died peacefully Friday morning, November 15, 2019 in Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, Gardner.
A lifelong resident of Winchendon, she was born on July 17, 1931, daughter of the late Curtice H. and Amanda M. (Guy) Kendall and was a 1949 graduate of Murdock High School. Later in life, she earned her Associates Degree in Liberal Arts in Sciences from Mt. Wachusett Community College and in 2006, she earned her Associates Degree in Human Services from Mt. Wachusett Community College.
Phyllis worked for many years as a clerk at the former Merrill Insurance Agency of Winchendon and Heritage Insurance Agency of Gardner. Phyllis was a long time communicant of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, where she had been a CCD teacher, lector and minister of the eucharist. She was also a member of Children of Mary Sodality, Holy Family Sodality and Legion of Mary. Phyllis was also a life member of Winchendon Historical Society and Winchendon Golden Age Club.
She leaves numerous cousins.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 10 A.M. in Stone-Ladeau Funeral Home, 343 Central Street, Winchendon. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery.
A calling hour will be held Tuesday from 9 AM to 10 A.M. preceding the funeral.
Memorial donations may be made to Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 52 Spruce Street, Winchendon, MA 01475 or to Patients Activities Fund at Wachusett Manor Nursing Home, 32 Hospital Hill Road, Gardner, MA 01440.
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