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Phyllis O. Siskind (nee Oshry) died on November 9, 2016 after a lengthy illness. She was eighty-four years old. Phyllis was the daughter of Harry and Ann Oshry of Baltimore, Maryland. Harry ran service stations in Baltimore and Atlantic City. Phyllis had an older brother, Herbert Yale Oshry, who passed away at the age of 7 after contracting Black Pox. Phyllis graduated from Western High School and was taught music at the Peabody Institute where she participated in the chorus. Following high school Phyllis attended the University of Baltimore where she was trained as a medical secretary. She worked for an internal medicine practice in Baltimore until meeting Eliot Siskind, an attorney, whom she married in August 1955. The couple moved to Annapolis in 1960 where they raised two sons, Howard and Keith. Eliot and Phyllis were longtime members of Congregation Kneseth Israel. Eliot passed away on July 27, 2016. Phyllis is survived by her sons, Howard Siskind and his wife, Karen and Keith Siskind and his wife Roberta, and three grandchildren, Gabby, Max and Sarah. Funeral Services will be held at Hardesty Funeral Home 12 Ridgely Avenue, Annapolis, MD on Friday November 11, 2016 at 11:00am. Interment at Kneseth Israel Cemetery, 101 Defense Highway, Annapolis, MD. Please omit flowers. Contributions in her memory may be sent to the www.heart.org or Congregation Kneseth Israel. The family will be receiving at the home of Keith and Roberta Siskind, Friday from 2:30pm-6pm .Online condolences may be placed at www.hardestyfuneralhome.com.
Published in Baltimore Sun on Nov. 11, 2016
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