Obituary: Nettie Frances Phillips, 89, of Milford

Nettie Frances Phillips, 89 of Milford, beloved wife of the late Alfred Phillips, passed away on November 5, 2013 at Yale New Haven Hospital.

She was born on April 17,1924 in Bridgeport to the late Richard James and Elsie Dayton Rosenbaum.

Mrs. Phillips was an assembler for Robert Controls of Milford for 34 years.

Nettie was a former member of the Mary Taylor Church Choir for 45 years, Eastern Star Lucia Chapter #25, Milford Senior Center and Charter Member of Robert Shaw Quarter Century Club.

She is survived by her step-children James (Debra) Phillips of Clinton, Nancy (Robert) Dapp and Catherine (Christopher) Daniels both of Lynchburg, VA., and Helen F. Peterson of Alabama, brothers Richard and Ronald Rosenbaum, sister Linda Brown, 12 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren.

In addition to her husband and parents, she was predeceased by a brother Robert B. Rosenbaum and sisters Lilah Hinklein and Elsie Haisch.

A Memorial Service will be held Wednesday November 13, 2013 at 11:00 am directly in Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church, Milford. Interment will follow in Kings Highway Cemetery Milford. The arrangements are in the care of the Smith & Sefcik Funeral Home, 135 Broad St. Milford.

Donations in her memory may be made to Mary Taylor Memorial United Methodist Church, 168 Broad St. Milford, CT 06460.

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