PHYLLIS HESKETT Phyllis E. (McCarter) Heskett, 90, a 40-year resident of North Wales, passed away January 16, 2013, at Barclay Friends in West Chester. She was predeceased by her husband, Jack W. Heskett. Born in Macy, IN, in 1922, she was the daughter of Abigail (Wiltshire) and Harry McCarter, both deceased. After graduating high school, she attended nursing school and trained with and then worked, as a Registered Nurse, for Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis, IN. From 1955 to 1960, she worked at the former North Penn Hospital and then went to work for Dr. Anders, followed by Dr. Shettsline in North Wales, from where she retired at the age of 74. Phyllis loved being in the nursing field and enjoyed helping people. She is survived by her children, Kathryn Wyatt of West Chester and Daniel Heskett of Doylestown; four grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. She is also survived by her brother, Phillip McCarter of Indiana. Services will be private by the family. Interment will be in Plainview Cemetery, Macy, IN. Memorial contributions may be made to the American Nurses Association, in Phyllis' honor at 8515 Georgia, Suite 400, Silver Spring, MD. 20910. Arrangements by The Donohue Funeral Home, West Chester, 610-431-9000. Online at www.donohuefuneralhome.com.
Published in The Reporter on Jan. 25, 2013