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Phyllis Holcomb

1925 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
DALTON - Phyllis Edna Rudin Holcomb passed away Friday, April 26, 2013, at her childhood home. Born November 12, 1925, she was the daughter of the late Earl F. and Gertrude (Dolly) Willey Rudin. She was a lifelong Dalton resident. Phyllis graduated from Dalton High School in 1943 and attended classes at Berkshire Business College. She worked for many years at Crane & Co. in Dalton, retiring in 1988. On July 9, 1948, Phyllis married Frederick C. Holcomb at the First Congregational Church of Dalton. Her husband predeceased her in 1989. Phyllis leaves three children: Sandra Guido of Rhinebeck, N.Y., Glenn Holcomb of Winter Park, Fla. and Terry Herlihy of Scottsdale, Ariz. In addition, she is survived by seven grandchildren: Jessica, Jeremy, Chad, Janelle, Calen, Matthew, and Meghan; and one great granddaughter, Eva. She also leaves her sister, Claudette Forss, of Sheboygan, Wisc. Phyllis was a 70 year member of the First Congregational Church of Dalton, where she had been active in the Green Gargoyle. At Phyllis' request, there will be no calling hours. The family will announce funeral arrangements at a later date.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on May 4, 2013
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