Phyllis N. Passwaters of Seaford, passed away on Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, at her home.
She was born on April 3, 1935 in Federalsburg, Md., the daughter of the late Lester V. Cole and Lydia Tull Cole.
On Oct. 29, 1951, she married John Roberts Passwaters.
Phyllis worked as a proofreader at Stowell Printing Company and the Seaford Leader. She was a member of St. Johns United Methodist Church. She enjoyed singing in the choir at church, watching tennis and loved country dancing.
She is survived by her husband of 67 years, John R. Passwaters; children, Bobbie Passwaters of Wilmington and Gary Passwaters and his wife Cathy of Laurel; grandchildren, Khristina McDowell and her husband Bo and John M. Passwaters and his wife Angela; and great-grandchildren, Alexa McDowell, Cade McDowell, Jase Passwaters and Vivian Passwaters.
A funeral service was held on Monday, Aug. 19, at Framptom Funeral Home in Federalsburg. The Rev. Dave Seymour officiated. Interment was at Hill Crest Cemetery in Federalsburg.
Memorial donations may be made to Delaware Hospice, 100 Patriots Way, Milford, DE 19963.
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