PHYLLIS M. CLOSE (1922 - 2014)

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Phyllis M. Close, 91, of Galeton, passed away on Friday, Mar. 21, 2014, at Sweden Valley Manor, Coudersport.
Born Sept. 24, 1922 in DuBois, Pa., she was a daughter of the late Ralph and Josephine (Arronica) Vizzo.
Phyllis was a 1940 graduate of DuBois Central High School.
She was married to Albert A. "Jabby" Close, who preceded her in death.
She worked at Galeton Production for 21 years, was a member of St. Bibiana's Catholic Church in Galeton, a member of the St. Bibiana's Catholic Women's League, and a member of the Galeton VFW Ladies' Auxiliary. She greatly enjoyed going to the Senior Center, babysitting, and spending time with her family, especially her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Surviving are a son, James (Sharleen) Close, Coudersport; a daughter, Angeline (Nicholas) Felegy, Orefield, Pa.; seven grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, Phyllis was predeceased by a brother, Joe Vizzo, and two sisters, Mary Pennington and Mildred Schmidt.
Friends called on Tuesday, Mar. 25, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Hess Funeral Home and Cremation Service, Galeton, and on may call Wednesday, Mar. 26, from 10 to 11 a.m. at St. Bibiana's Catholic Church in Galeton with a Mass of Christian Burial following at 11 a.m. The Rev. Joseph Dougherty will be the Celebrant.
Burial will be in West Hill Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the .


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Published in The Wellsboro Gazette from Mar. 24 to Mar. 31, 2014
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