Phyllis M. Glassbrook

(1916 - 2014)

She wouldn’t leave her home until her appearance was just right: hair, clothes, jewelry. Phyllis was the picture of a lady. She was a true homemaker. Not only did she cook, bake and knit she also painted her house and mowed the lawn. She and her late husband, Clarence, settled in many different places for his work. When they were first married they were in Rhode Island, then they moved to California where they raised their daughter, then relocated to Baton Rouge, La. One thing they all had in common is they were great venues for boating. Of course she always had a little Annie Oakley in her: in Louisiana she would target shoot in the Bayou and was known to level her .45 at a few alligators. When they retired they settled in the Swedesboro area. In 1983 Phyllis, after the death of her dear husband, took residence in Friends Village in Woodstown where she delighted in spoiling the other residents with her baking. Holidays weren’t complete until she had just the right cakes or cupcakes. When she was in her 90’s Phyllis commented that “my friends will think I didn’t make it” (referring to Heaven) since so many were already there. This week she joined the party.
Her survivors include a daughter, Barbara and her husband Anthony Casella, two grandsons: John and Anthony and 4 great grandchildren.
Come celebrate 98 great years Wednesday from 9 to 11 a.m. at Daley Life Celebration Studio, Swedesboro where the service will be at 11a.m. Interment Eglington Mausoleum.
Tell a great story about Phyllis at
Donations to Alzheimer’s Assoc., 399 Market St., Phila 19106, Caring Hospice, 133Q Gaither Dr., Mt.Laurel 08054 or will be appreciated.

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