McGINNIS Phyllis G. 77, of Attleboro passed away on May 31, 2014 in her home surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late James P. McGinnis. Born in Duncan, OK on December 16, 1936, Phyllis was the daughter of the late Lee Coy and Anna Ruth Shepard. She was employed by the Whirlpool Corporation in Walpole for many years until her retirement. Also known as "Gail" by her family, Phyllis enjoyed cake decorating, cooking, reading, traveling and shopping. She also loved volunteering at her children’s school and for a nursing home in Lynn, MA. Phyllis is survived by her six children, Elizabeth Novak of OK, Deborah Blair of KS, Timothy Knopps of OK, Terry Van Buren of Thailand, Linda McGinnis of Attleboro and James McGinnis of OK; she was the grandmother of five, great grandmother of seven and sister of Gary Shepard of OK; also many nieces and nephews. Relatives and friends are invited to attend a memorial service on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at All Saints Anglican Church, 1188 South Main Street, ATTLEBORO, MA at 6:00 P.M. Visitation respectfully omitted. For directions or to send Phyllis’ family a condolence or remembrance, visit duffy-poule.com
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Published in Boston Herald on June 8, 2014