Phyllis J. Shipman, 83
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Phyllis J. Shipman, 83, of Fowler. died Sunday, December 16, 2012, in Lafayette.
She was born in Pittsburgh, Pa. on February 17, 1929, the daughter of John L. Boyle and Margaret Boyle. She was a graduate of McKeesport, Pennsylvania high school and attended the University of Pittsburgh. She was married to R. Perry Shipman on July 4, 1958 in Birmingham, Mich.
She was a case manager for Area IV Agency on the Aging for seventeen years prior to joining her husband as secretary in his law office in Fowler.
She is survived by her husband; daughter, Pierette (Ragu) Appasamy, of Pittsburgh; sons, Leo Shipman (Lisa), of Flossmoor, Ill. and Ronald Shipman, of Indianapolis; grandson, Wyatt Shipman; grandaughters, Nina Appasamy, Sonia Appasamy, Tara Hutte and Angela Shipman; great-granddaughters, Alexis and Jorga; brother, Jack L. Boyle; and sister, Cynthia Knable.
She was preceded in death by her youngest son, Benjamin S. Shipman.
She will be deeply missed. Rosary at 3:45 pm followed by visitation from 4 to 8 p.m. on Wednesday, December 19, 2012, at St. Patrick's church in Oxford and funeral mass at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, December, 20, 2012.
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Published in the Journal & Courier from Dec. 17 to Dec. 18, 2012