|Phyllis A Mattoon
AVOCA-Phyllis A. (Warner) Mattoon 87 of Avoca passed away on Friday (Nov. 22, 2019) at Steuben Heath Centers in Bath after a brief illness.
She was born March 4, 1932, a daughter of Charles and Laura (Smalt) Warner.
Phyllis was retired from Arnold and Benton Insurance Agency where she worked nearly 47 years. She loved Avoca and served on the board of the Avoca Library and the Historical Society. Phyllis helped form the Avoca Golf Tournament and helped organize it for 40 years. Phyllis was a member of the Avoca Methodist Church, the Avoca American Legion War Dads and a former member of the Eastern Star. People still talk about her homemade Christmas cards and her homemade raspberry and apple pies.
Phyllis is survived by her sons, David (Paulette), Lance (Joyce) and Brian Mattoon. She had three granddaughters, Angela Mattoon, Erika (Colin) Wright, and Michelle (Brian) Charlton; one grandson, Robert (Anna) DeVaul; two great-grandsons, Carter (Erika) and Logan (Michelle).
Phyllis was predeceased by her loving husband of 69 years Harold, her sister, Lois (Jim) Hall and her brother, Don (Yvonne) Warner.
The Avoca Funeral Home, 22 N. Main St., Avoca is honored to serve the family of Phyllis A. Mattoon.
Calling hours will be held Tuesday (Nov. 26, 2019) from 3-6 p.m. at the Avoca Methodist Church with service to follow. There will be a celebration of her life at the Avoca Legion directly after the service.
Burial will be at Valley View Cemetery, Avoca.
Phyllis's family is asking in lieu of flowers for donations to the Avoca Library or Historical Society.
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