Phyllis N. Holden, 73, a loving mother, grandmother, and great-grandmother of Rixford, passed away peacefully on Friday (Nov. 18, 2016) at her daughter's residence in Portville, N.Y.
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Born Jan. 9, 1943, in Bradford, she was the daughter of the late Charles and Doris Becker Volentine. She was married for 42 years to Arthur D. Holden Sr., who died Feb. 19, 2010.
Phyllis attended Limestone (N.Y.) High School. Some of her favorite hobbies were knitting, bowling, bingo, playing games on the computer, and Facebook. She loved to go camping and sit around the campfires at night, but her most enjoyable times were spent with family and friends, especially her grandchildren.
Surviving are four daughters, Dori Carlson of Westline, Shelley (Ron) Pollock of Portville, Donna Lyons of Boston, Mass., and Neldora (Heath) Lawrence of Port Allegany; three sons, Arthur D. Holden Jr. of Rixford, and Ralph Holden and Michael Holden, both of Bradford; 20 grandchildren; and nine great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; and infant son; and a daughter, Colleen Hannahs.
Family will be receiving friends from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., where funeral and committal services will be held at 10 a.m. Wednesday with the Rev. Marilyn Hale of the First Presbyterian Church in Portville officiating. Burial will be in Rixford Cemetery.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the
, 2115 West 38th St., Erie, PA 16508; or American Legion of Portville, N.Y.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com.
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Nov. 21 to Nov. 28, 2016