Phyllis Cheryl Tharp entered into rest on October 30, 2012 at Sutter Medical Center in Santa Rosa, CA. "Philly" was born on July 16th, 1962 in Petaluma to Ruby Prevette and Wayne Tharp. Philly is survived by her domestic partner and best friend of 18 years, Teresa Salazar, her mother Ruby Prevette, Aunt Rita Tharp, sister Deb Delnero, brother Richard Tharp, and her Salazar family. Philly was an avid sports fan and loved dance music. Some of Philly's fondest memories were playing softball in high school and in leagues after. Philly had a true love for people and an infectious fun spirit. Philly was genuine, kind, and easy to talk to. She will be dearly missed by her family and all who knew her. A private celebration of her life will be held with family and close friends.