Moore, Phyllis Arlington, 90, of Milton, Queens County, passed away on Wednesday, January 23, 2013, in the Queens General Hospital, Liverpool.
Born in Milton, she was the oldest of nine siblings of the late Edward and Emma (Faulkner) Manthorne.
Phyllis was a life long member of the Milton Christian Church, Disciples of Christ and served as a Sunday School Teacher and a member of the Church Choir and the C.W.F. as well as a youth leader. She was a charter and life member of Arbutus Chapter #30, Order of the Eastern Star and took part in many activities in the community such as the Milton Red Cross and the Milton Cemetery committee. She was a member of the Queens General Hospital Ladies Auxiliary, Liverpool and in her earlier years, she worked with Maritime Tel & Tel Co., the Eaton Sales Office, and from 1976 to 1984, the former C.D. Hemeon and Son Drug Store . She enjoyed working with youth, serving as a guide leader for several years and enjoyed visiting with those who were ill or shut in, sharing with them roses from her garden or baked goods from her own kitchen. She also loved to knit.
She is survived by a son Gregory (Hanna Anderson), of Calgary; grandsons Damian (Faith), of Calgary, Courtney (Miranda), of Victoria, B.C.; sisters Gloria Meers, of Milton, Elsie (Merrill) Stafford, of Bridgewater, Marjorie (Lawrence) Randall, of Bridgewater, Helen Nickerson, of Dartmouth; brother Brian (Phyllis), of Milton.
She was predeceased by her husband Lester; brothers Edward, Hector and Eric.
A Funeral Service will be held on Friday, January 25th, 2013, at 2:00 p.m., from Milton Christian Church, Disciples of Christ, Milton, followed by a reception. Reverends Joe and Pat Roberts officiating. Burial will be in the Milton Community Cemetery. Family flowers only, donations may be made to Canadian Diabetes Association or to any charity. Online condolences to the family may be made at www.chandlersfuneral.com