Mary C. Phillips.
She is survived by three sisters, Cecilia Thompson and her husband, Harold, of Clinton; Catherine Tarango of Hamden, Conn.; and Theresa Graceffa of Daytona Beach, Fla.; numerous nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her sister, Anna Gill, and two brothers, Martin Phillips and John Phillips.
She was born in Somerville to the late John T. and Mary Jane (Wall) Phillips. She attended local schools and was a graduate of the St. Clements High School, class of 1933. She was a career seamstress employed in various department stores throughout the Boston area, including RH Sterns, Jordan Marsh and Crawford Holidges. She enjoyed teaching night school as the adult sewing instructor at Medford High School for many years. She formerly resided in Medford and West Peabody, and was a longtime member of the Catholic Daughters of America #821 Court of St. Clementine.
Funeral services are to be held on Tuesday, Aug. 5, from the Philbin-Comeau Funeral Home, 176 Water St., Clinton, with a Mass of Christian burial to be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. at St. John the Evangelist Church, 80 Union St., Clinton. Burial is to follow in St. John Cemetery in Lancaster. A calling hour will be held in the funeral home on Tuesday prior to services from 10 to 11a.m. Online condolences may be placed at www.philbincomeaufh.com.
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|Publication:||Telegram & Gazette (Worcester, MA)|
|Date:||Aug 5, 2008|
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