Phyllis Lorraine Zinger

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Phyllis Lorraine (Langley) Zinger, loving mother, grandmother, sister and friend, past away at home surrounded by her family on Monday, May 12, 2014 at 84 years of age.
She was born on Nov. 1, 1929 in East Tawas, the daughter of Vernon and Elizabeth (nee Wellna) Harwood. Phyllis graduated from Henry Ford School of Nursing and dedicated her life to nursing. She was the director of nursing at Tawas St. Joseph Hospital for many years.
After retirement, she volunteered for the hospital's Telecare Program and was very proud of her service for . Phyllis was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the CCW.
She will be greatly missed by her daughter, Sharon; son, Chris (Becky); son, Patrick (Yanett); and grandchildren, David (Sharon), Jonathon (Megan), Amanda (Brandon) and Matt; great grandchildren Lauren, Jonathan, Dillon and Kayla. She was loved dearly by her sister, Barbara Green; nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles and cousins; and her special neighbors and friends. Phyllis was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, Harold; sister, Rosemary; and brother, Clifford.
A funeral mass will be held on Thursday, May 15 at 11 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church in East Tawas. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 14 at Buresh Funeral Home in Tawas City from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. with a rosary at 7 p.m. Interment will follow in St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be to Holy Family Youth Group, or Iosco County Humane Society. Condolences may be shared at
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Buresh-Kobs Funeral Home Inc
416 Whittemore St
Tawas City, MI 48763
(989) 362-8191
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Published in Iosco County News-Herald and Oscoda Press from May 12 to May 20, 2014
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