The death of Phyllis Mary (Germaine) Lannan wife of the late Andrew Lannan of Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home and formerly of McCallum Street, Miramichi, NB, occurred on Sunday, July 21st, 2019 at her residence at the age of 93.
Born in Sturgeon Falls, ON, she was the daughter of the late David and Rose (Trudel) Germaine.
Phyllis was a member of Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church, Miramichi where she was also the cook and housekeeper at Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Rectory.
Although Phyllis considered herself a homemaker, she worked at various jobs over the years which included babysitting, taking boarders into her home and she volunteered at the Miramichi Tourism as a tour guide.
She was a great cook and well known for her many pies, she enjoyed playing cards especially bridge and loved to win, enjoyed knitting , crocheting and had a green thumb especially for her African violets, she also loved to dress up for Halloween.
If you visited Phyllis on a Thursday between 11-3 you could get your tea leaves read if you asked, the family believed she may have been part witch.
Last but not least at 91 Phyllis joined Facebook and learned how to use her own Ipad.
Phyllis is survived by: three sons: Robert (the late Maureen) of Salt Spring, BC; Florent (Karen) of Miramichi, NB; Robert Owen (Suzanne) of North Bay, ON; two daughters: Joanne Cane (Darrell) of Halifax, NS; Susan Lannan-McLeod (Calvin) of Miramichi, NB; she was a loving grandmother to 14 grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
Phyllis was the last surviving member of her immediate family, besides her parents she was predeceased by: brothers: Henry, Alcide and Leo; sisters: Delphine, Eva and infant sisters: Lena, Clarida and Alma.
The family will receive visitors at Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB on Wednesday, July 24th, 2019 from 2-4 & 7-9 PM.
Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated from Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church on Thursday, July 25th, 2019 at 2 PM with Father Antonio Reyes officiating.
Burial will take place in the Saint Mary’s Roman Catholic Church Cemetery.
In Phyllis’ memory, donations may be made to Mount Saint Joseph Nursing Home or a memorial of one's choice would be appreciated by the family.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Bell’s Funeral Home, 651 King George Highway, Miramichi, NB, E1V 1N9. Telephone: 506-622-3600.
Messages of condolence as well as donations may be made on our website at: www.bellsmeadows.com or by email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
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