Phyllis "Sissy" (Hodgkins) Aldrich (1932 - 2014)

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HADLEY - Phyllis (Hodgkins) Aldrich went peacefully to the lord Wednesday, June 4, 2014.

Phyllis "Sissy" was born Feb. 1, 1932, in Randolph, Vermont, to the late Myrtle and Walter Hodgkins.

Phyllis lived most of her life in Amherst before moving to Hadley with her husband in 1990. She spent some years as a waitress, as a personal care attendant at Kane's Nursing Home, a chambermaid at the Lord Jeffrey Inn and then a private personal care attendant.

Phyllis leaves her daughter Ana Maria (Mia) Kleiner, step-son Jeffrey Aldrich and her grandchildren Shaloma and Justin Kleiner. She also leaves her siblings Marcia Hillenbrand, Paul Hodgkins and his wife Angela, and Kathy Guercio and her husband Joseph; several nieces and nephews; great-nieces and nephews; and her beloved grand-dog Lizzie.

She was predeceased by her husband Lee Aldrich and her brothers Donald Hodgkins and Walter (Hocky) Hodgkins, Jr.

There will be no calling hours and burial will be private.

Donations in her memory can be made to VNA & Hospice of Cooley Dickinson, 168 Industrial Drive, Northampton, MA 01060.

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Published in Daily Hampshire Gazette on June 10, 2014
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