Phyllis M. Stanaback
AGE: 82 • Califon
Phyllis M. Stanaback (nee Mowder) of Califon, NJ passed away peacefully in her home on Sunday, Nov. 11, 2012 at the age of 82. Phyllis was born in Netcong, NJ and graduated from Netcong High School in 1947. She lived in Bedminster for many years prior to moving to Califon in 2007. Before retiring, Phyllis was the Municipal Clerk for the Borough of Far Hills for 18 years. She was an active member of the Alter Guild at St. Luke's Church in Gladstone and maintained her dedication volunteering with the Canal Society of NJ and Waterloo Village. She enjoyed many years of researching her family's genealogy with her brother Ernie, spending countless hours in county record buildings and graveyards.
Phyllis is survived by her husband of 55 years, Robert John Stanaback; son, Steven and daughter-in-law Leslie; two grandchildren, William and Christopher and her cocker spaniel, Ladybug. She is also survived by her brothers, Miller Mowder of Bernardsville, NJ and Jack Mowder of Lakewood, CO.
Visiting hours will be held on Tuesday, November 20th, 2012 at the Coughlin Funeral Home in Califon, NJ between the hours of 7-8 pm. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her memory to the Canal Society of NJ or the Hunterdon Hospice.