Phyllis M. Shedd
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1926 - 2013 PITTSFIELD- Phyllis May Derosia Shedd, 86, who resided in Pittsfield during the summer and wintered in Largo, Fla., passed away Saturday at Hillcrest Commons.
Born May 14, 1926, in Pittsfield, daughter of Roy L. and Minnie M. Dunsmoor Derosia, she graduated from Pittsfield High School in 1944 and attended Berkshire Business College. Phyllis worked for Robert Davis as a real estate agent and later became the Director of Personnel at the Union Federal Savings Bank. She was affiliated with the First Church of Christ, Scientist (former board member & Sunday school teacher), and the Mother Church in Boston, MA, Chapter L PEO Sisterhood (former President of Chapter). Phyllis was active with the Rainbow Girls, Eastern Star, Friend of Tanglewood and the Massachusetts Audubon Society.
Phyllis enjoyed downhill and cross country skiing, belonged to the Mt. Greylock Ski Club, enjoyed bowling, bicycle riding, and knitting, making many lap robes for war veterans in hospitals.
Her husband Donald G. Shedd whom she married July 5, 1947, passed away Dec. 22, 2012.
Phyllis leaves her three children, Darrell D. Shedd of Worthington, Stephen K. Shedd of Chesterfield, MO, Kimberly D. Larravide of Rockville, MD, five grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
FUNERAL NOTICE: A memorial service for Phyllis and Donald will be held at a later date and place to be announced. Burial will be in the Main Street Cemetery in Dalton. There will be no calling hours.
Donations in her memory may be made to the Salvation Army in care of the WELLINGTON FUNERAL HOME, 220 East St., Pittsfield, MA 01201. Please visit: www.wellingtonfuneralhome.com to leave condolences for the family.
Published in The Berkshire Eagle on Jan. 8, 2013
Wellington Funeral Service
220 East Street Pittsfield, MA 01201