Phyllis M. Amero

Phyllis M. Amero

DOVER - Phyllis M. Amero, 91, died Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at the Wentworth Home in Dover, where she had resided for the past 11 years.

She was born in Limerick, Maine on March 30, 1923, the daughter of the late Harold and Annie (Carroll) Whitten.

She has lived in Rochester, since 1942 and was a member of the First United Methodist Church.

She worked at Frisbie Memorial Hospital for 40 years, retired in 1985. She was a past member for 33 years of the James Farrington Chapter #7 of the Order of Eastern Star.

After campaigning for Ronald Reagan, she and her husband were invited and attended his 1981 Inaugural Ball.

She was predeceased by her husband of 60 years, John V. Amero , four sisters, Lauretta Rankin, Dorothy Roberts, Flora Rondeau, and Gracie Letourneau; one brother, Herman Whitten.

She is survived by one brother, Edward Whitten and his wife Beverly of Rochester and many nieces and nephews.

A graveside service will be Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 10 a.m. in the Rochester Cemetery, Franklin Street, Rochester with Rev. Jeff Hunt officiating.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Wentworth Home Care and Hospice, 795 Central Ave. Dover, N.H. 03820.

Arrangements are under the care of the R.M. Edgerly & Son Funeral Home, 86 South Main Street, Rochester N.H.

To sign the online guestbook please go to www.edgerlyfh.com.

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Funeral Home

R. M. Edgerly & Son, Inc. Funeral Services
86 South Main Street Rochester, NH 03867
(603) 332-0230

Published in Fosters from May 10 to May 13, 2014