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Phyllis J. Spenelli

Battle Creek

Phyllis J. Spenelli, age 83, of Battle Creek died Tuesday evening, August 19, 2014.  She was born in Lafayette, Indiana on October 12, 1930, the loving daughter of Don F. and Mable K. (Vencill) Bennett.  Phyllis attended the Indianapolis State School for the Deaf, the Detroit Day School for the Deaf and graduated from McKenzie High School in Detroit.  She enjoyed reading, crossword puzzles and spending time with her family. 

Phyllis is survived by her children, Ron (Karen) Spenelli of Battle Creek and Carol (Don) Scott of Augusta; 13 grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and her brother, James "Jim" Bennett of West Bloomfield.  She was sadly preceded in death by her son, Don William Spenelli, and 9 brothers & sisters.

A memorial service to celebrate her life will be held 11:00 a.m., Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the Banfield Cemetery, Johnstown Township.  In lieu of flowers, please consider making donations to DeafLINK thru CIR (Community Inclusive Recreation), 331 Jackson Street West, Battle Creek, MI 49037.  Arrangements by the Farley-Estes & Dowdle Funeral Home.  Personal messages for the family may be placed at www.farleyestesdowdle.com.

Published in Battle Creek Enquirer from Aug. 21 to Aug. 22, 2014
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