Betty L. Phillips


Betty L. Phillips, 77, of Shenango Township, passed away Saturday evening (July 20, 2019) in Sharon Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Phillips was born Oct. 27, 1941, in West Middlesex, a daughter of Howard C. and Florence E. (Holby) Powell. She was a 1957 graduate of West Middlesex High School, and attended Holmes Bible College in South Carolina.
A homemaker, Betty was a longtime member of the First Assembly of God Church, Hermitage.
She enjoyed arts and crafts, especially scrapbooking and making holiday or greeting cards she would often mail to friends and family.
Betty loved tending to her meticulously kept floral gardens and always looked forward to "Girls Night Out," a monthly dinner with dear friends.
Her beloved husband of 55 years, George R. "Bob" Phillips, passed away April 5, 2015.
She is survived by: a daughter, Robin L. (Greg) Strohmeyer, Mineral Ridge, Ohio; two sons, Robert W. "Bob" (Stephanie) Phillips, Rock Hill, S.C., and Rodney A. (Diane) Phillips, York; six grandchildren, whom she adored, Taylor, Gregory and Abbey Strohmeyer, and Grant, Felecia and Jake Phillips; three great-grandchildren, Tanner, Braelynn and Maxton; two brothers, Howard (Janet) Powell, West Middlesex, and Raymond (JoAnn) Powell, New Jersey; a brother-in-law, Wayne Rust, Pymatuning Township; and an honorary son, Michael McFarland, Volant.
In addition to her parents and her husband, Betty was preceded in death by two sisters, Shirley Cupic and JoAnn Rust.
The family suggests memorial contributions be directed to First Assembly of God Church, 1455 N. Keel Ridge Road, Hermitage, 16148.

Betty L., 77, of Shenango Township.
Calling hours: 10 a.m. until the time of service Wednesday (7-24-19) in the First Assembly of God Church, Hermitage. Online condolences may be sent to the family at
Funeral: 11 a.m. Wednesday in the church with Rev. Kenneth Martin, pastor, officiating.
Interment: Mt. Washington Cemetery, Jefferson Township.
Arrangements by J. BRADLEY MCGONIGLE FUNERAL HOME AND CREMATORY, INC., 1090 E. State St., Sharon.
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Jul 23, 2019
Love Everlasting Bouquet was purchased for the family of Betty L. Phillips.  Send flowers
Lois Rust Simons
Jul 22, 2019
So sorry for your loss you will all be in my thoughts and prayers at this time of loss