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Dexter; Phyllis Marie

Posted By Obits On May 30, 2020 @ 3:04 pm In Obituaries | 60 Comments

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DEXTER – Phyllis M., 87, of Brooklyn, Queens County, NS, passed away in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool on Friday, May 29, 2020.
Born in Sambro, NS, Phyllis was a daughter of the late Roy and Kathleen (McPhee) Hart.
Phyllis worked as a C.N.A. at the Camp Hill Hospital, Halifax where she met her husband Samuel who was a patient. She also worked at Queens General Hospital. Phyllis loved going to the casino, playing cards, watching sports, especially the Blue Jays and curling. She also enjoyed quilting and crocheting in her younger years and going to Memories Café in Liverpool after her workout at the gym.
Phyllis is survived by her daughter Debra Dexter (Maynard Whynot), and her sons Glen (Diane), Robert (Rachel) and Craig, all of Brooklyn. Her grandchildren Jennifer (Thomas) George, Jaime Dexter (Scott Mullins), Adam Dexter, Michelle Dexter (Ryan Foster) and Kerri-Ann Dexter (Adam MacDonald). Her great grandson Samuel George. Her sisters Margaret Clattenburg of Halifax and Faye Brown of Sambro. Her brother Carlton of Portuguese Cove, NS.
Besides her parents, Phyllis was predeceased by her husband Samuel and her brother Reginald.
Cremation has taken place under the direction of Chandlers’ Funeral Home, Liverpool. At Phyllis’ request, there will be no funeral. No flowers, donations may be made to Nova Scotia Lung Association, Canadian Cancer Society, Queens General Hospital Foundation or to a charity of your choice. Online condolences may be made to www.chandlersfuneral.com

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Condolence from Donna and Kirk Whynot on May 30th, 2020 4:30 pm

To Phyllis’s family, we are so sorry for your loss. Phyllis was a lovely lady and will be missed by her family and friends. You are all in our thoughts at this difficult time,hugs.

Condolence from Dennis & Sherri Harrington on May 30th, 2020 4:32 pm

Sending sincere condolences to the family…take care❤️

Condolence from Anne Thomson on May 30th, 2020 4:44 pm

To the Dexter family, my deepest condolences. Sincerely, Anne Thomson

Condolence from Peter Anthony on May 30th, 2020 4:55 pm

accept our condolences on the death of your Mom. The family is in our prayers…..

Condolence from Donna Norman on May 30th, 2020 5:08 pm

Debra and Family:

Sorry to hear of your Mother’s passing. May your memories keep her in your hearts and help you through this difficult time.

Condolence from Beatrice DeLong on May 30th, 2020 5:42 pm

So sorry for your loss. Sending Sincere Condolences to all of the family.

Condolence from Lynn, Darryl, Terri, Lesley & families on May 30th, 2020 6:06 pm

Debra, Glen, Craig, Robert and families. We are so sorry to hear about your Mom. We’ve known her a long time, she was the kind of mom who did whatever she could for her family. The best neighbour a person could ever want. Our thoughts are with you all.

Lynn, Darryl, Terri, Lesley and families

Condolence from Gary, Donna and Kevin Gehue on May 30th, 2020 6:20 pm

To the entire families of Phyllis , please accept our sincere condolences. I enjoyed seeing her at the gym and will miss seeing her for sure when we get back to the gym. Her family have been very devoted to her, she will be sadly missed. RIP Phyllis.
Sincerely , Gary, Donna and Kevin Gehue

Condolence from Dawn Hanley on May 30th, 2020 6:25 pm

So sorry to hear about Phyllis. I enjoyed talking with her while there for her. Hugs to all

Condolence from Amanda Fisher on May 30th, 2020 7:39 pm

Robert and Family, my sincere condolences during this very difficult time.

– Amanda Fisher

Condolence from Doug & Dot Winters on May 30th, 2020 7:55 pm

Sorry for loss.W.e will miss seeing her at Memeries.

Condolence from Gary Davis on May 30th, 2020 8:03 pm

Condolences to the family.

Gary and Marion

Condolence from Terry & Debbie Doucette on May 30th, 2020 8:19 pm

Our sincere condolences to the Dexter family on the loss of your mother. Hold tight to each other and your memories as together they will help you deal with this great loss.

Condolence from Brenda Brady on May 30th, 2020 8:35 pm

Sending sympathy to the Dexter Family. Sorry for your loss.

Condolence from Wanda Levy on May 30th, 2020 8:45 pm

My sincere condolences to the family. My thought are with you all at this difficult time.

Condolence from Marilyn Whynot on May 30th, 2020 9:21 pm

To Phyllis’s family sending my sincere condolences on your loss .

Condolence from Lannie and Judy Francis on May 30th, 2020 10:16 pm

To the Dexter families, thinking of you at this difficult time. Phyllis was so lucky to have you all living so close Hugs Lannie and Judy.

Condolence from Tina Dauphinee-Whynott on May 30th, 2020 10:27 pm

Debra, Craig, Glen, Robert and Families…
I’m saddened to see this. It was a pleasure to provide care, to someone I’ve known forever. She was a lovely woman, who I thoroughly enjoyed…and will miss. Be very proud of yourselves, for providing such wonderful care, in her time of need. May she now rest peacefully.

Condolence from Dawn &Gary Roberton on May 30th, 2020 11:35 pm

To the Family, so sorry for the loss of your mom. Thinking of you all. Take care and be there for each other.

Condolence from Sybil and Reg Coops on May 31st, 2020 7:24 am

My sincere condolences to all the Dexter family,I know she will be sorely missed by all,Reg and I are thinking of you in this sad time

Condolence from George and Janet Fletcher. on May 31st, 2020 9:50 am

Craig. We were sorry to hear about your mother. Our thoughts and our prayers are with your family.

Condolence from Derek and Shelly Neilson on May 31st, 2020 10:13 am

Glen, Robert, Craig and families.
Please accept our sincere condolences on the loss of your mother.
Our thoughts are with you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Anna-Stell Vaughn on May 31st, 2020 10:21 am

Thinking of you at this sad and difficult time. Sending my deepest ‘Sympathy’.

Condolence from Betty Ann, Ronnie, Nicole, Josh Daury, Holly Daury and Ryley Nowe, David and Katie Coombs on May 31st, 2020 10:22 am

So sorry to hear about Phyllis’s passing. The Grand Lady of the Family. Our prayers are sent to all of the Dexter Family. Our family has spent lots of time socializing with Phyllis and I can tell you she loved her family, she was a good Mom. She will be missed.

Condolence from Faye Levy on May 31st, 2020 10:23 am

Debra,Craig,Glen,Robert and Families,

Please accept my deepest sympathy on the loss of your Mother(Phyllis). I would see your Mom regularly when she was at Queens Place for her walks…Hold on to your memories, as they will help you through this sad time.

Faye Levy

Condolence from Paul and Shirley Shot on May 31st, 2020 10:46 am

Our sincere condolences to each and every one of you on the loss of your Dear mother. The days that follow will be lonely, but remember the fun times you had with laughter and happier times, you all shared with her. Blessings

Condolence from Wendy and Gary Feindel on May 31st, 2020 11:00 am

The Dexter family, so sorry to hear about Phyllis, she was a wonderful person. We are thinking of you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Gail & Dennis Lavender on May 31st, 2020 11:00 am

To the family we can not find words that can say how we feel but to know she was a great lady in so many way The love she gave to all well be missed . Your hearts go out to you all and bless you all . Dennis & Gail Lavender

Condolence from Susan M MacLeod on May 31st, 2020 11:54 am

My Sincere condolences to Phyllis’ Family. I will miss seeing her at the Track in Queens Place. She was dedicated to that and many other things in her life.
Susan MacLeod

Condolence from Wendy Gurney on May 31st, 2020 1:00 pm

Dear Robert, Craig , Glen , Debra and families, I am so sorry to hear of Phyllis’s passing and very sorry for your loss.
I hope you will all be able to take great comfort in knowing what loving care you have all given your mother over the past years. ( if all of us mothers could only be so lucky!)
When I think of Phyllis I always remember corn boils (counting how many ears of corn we could eat ) as well as her delicious hodge podge on those times we would come to visit when I was young.
Sending my very sincere condolences for the loss of your Mother.

Condolence from Betty and Bernie Hatt, Margaret Godfrey on May 31st, 2020 2:34 pm

To all the Dexter family, we are so sorry for the loss of your Mom. Be there for each other and hugs to you all.

Bernie, Betty and Margie

Condolence from Barbara MacDonald on May 31st, 2020 5:43 pm

Deb and family: So sorry to hear of your mother’s passing. My sincere sympathy for your loss. Barb

Condolence from Kevin and Cathie Wentzell. on May 31st, 2020 6:34 pm

To the Dexter Families,

Though she has left this earth, she will live forever in your hearts. We extend our condolences.

Condolence from Sherry MacPherson on May 31st, 2020 7:26 pm

To all the Dexter Family,
I’m so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing. I hope your special memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. Take care,
Sherry (Morash)

Condolence from David & Judy Whynott of mersey point on May 31st, 2020 8:58 pm

Condolences to Glen and all of the family at this sad time.bless you all .

Condolence from Robenia and Theresa Brewster on May 31st, 2020 9:44 pm

The Dexter Family

Sorry to hear about your mom’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time.

Robenia and Theresa Brewster

Condolence from Peter Young on June 1st, 2020 8:31 am


Sorry to hear about your Mom.


Condolence from Rodney Clattenburg on June 1st, 2020 8:53 am

Sincere condolences for the loss of your mother

Condolence from Billand Anna Cox on June 1st, 2020 9:31 am

To the Dexter families

Sorry to read of your mother’s passing, we send our deepest condolences,.

Condolence from Lorne Wilson on June 1st, 2020 11:00 am

To the Dexter family me deepest condolences on the passing of your mum!

Condolence from Linda Lucier on June 1st, 2020 1:01 pm

So sorry to hear that Phyllis has passed away..I’m sorry to say I haven’t seen her in a very long time ,but her humor ,and great personality will never be forgotten..Phyllis was a great mother for sure and would want you to take care of each other. Rest now sweet lady.

Condolence from Zona & Stephen on June 1st, 2020 2:57 pm

To the family,

We are sorry to hear of your Mom’s passing. May you find some comfort in the coming weeks from the memories you carry within your hearts. Our sincere condolences to all.

God bless
Zona & Stephen

Condolence from Cheryl Kempf on June 1st, 2020 4:13 pm

I am sorry to hear of the passing of your Mom. Sending our condolences to your family.

Condolence from Pamela Mutsaers on June 2nd, 2020 9:26 am

Please accept my condolences with the passing of your mother. All the very best from Pamela, Neil and Adrian

Condolence from Bruce and Edith Dauphinee on June 2nd, 2020 11:23 am

Debra, Craig, Robert, Glen and Families,
We wish to extend our sincere condolences, on the loss of your Mother.

Condolence from George & Pat on June 2nd, 2020 8:47 pm

To all the Dexter family.
Altho I really never had chance to know Phyllis well, I know she had to be a special lady from the wonderful family she had that I have the pleasure to know…..George of course knew her well…
Our sincerest condolences to all of you…
George & Pat Fralic

Condolence from Lynn Lavender on June 3rd, 2020 5:59 am

Dear Debra,Robert,Craig,Glen and families,
Phyllis was a great lady..loved her family with everything she had..took me in as a friend of Debras and treated me like family..loved her homemade bread..she will be missed…take care❤️

Condolence from John & Nancy LEEFE on June 3rd, 2020 11:08 am

Were are very sorry to learn of Phyllis’s passing. She will be missed by many including the Memories patrons of which she was one.

Condolence from Cathy Wentzell on June 4th, 2020 7:54 am

So sorry for your loss.
We send our thoughts and prayers as you
help each other along in this difficult time.
Cathy, Rollie, and Family

Condolence from Ken,Alice Cameron on June 4th, 2020 5:17 pm

Robert and Family
So sorry to hear of your Moms passing. Hold onto the many memories and look back on a life well lived. Alice and I send our deep condolences to you and your Family.

Condolence from Bonnie Hartlen on June 4th, 2020 7:13 pm

Dear Debbie and family,
So sorry to hear about the loss of your mom. Take comfort in the good memories and try and find peace in your mom’s passing! All the best to you and Maynard.
Bonnie Hartlen.

Condolence from Vickie and Brian Dexter on June 4th, 2020 8:04 pm

Dear Debbie ,Robert ,Craig and Glen and families

So sorry for the loss of your mom.
Our thoughts are with you .

Condolence from Bruce & Melanie Inglis on June 4th, 2020 10:11 pm

We were sad to hear that Phyllis had passed away. We are thinking of her entire family and hoping you take comfort in your memories and knowing she is at rest.

Condolence from Frank & Susan MacKay on June 5th, 2020 7:17 am

Debra,Robert,Craig and Glen….Susan and I wish to send our deepest condolences on the passing of your Mother

Condolence from Hugh D Mosher on June 5th, 2020 4:55 pm

Sincere condolences to the Dexter family. Losing a mom leaves a big hole but hopefully your memories will help you all going forward.

Condolence from Jennifer Clattenburg on June 5th, 2020 10:19 pm

Debbie,Glen and family so sorry to hear of your mom’s passing .Thinking of you all .

Condolence from Jeffrey Whynot on June 5th, 2020 10:52 pm

So sad to hear of Phyllis’s passing. Loved seeing her when she came in to the cafe. Especially enjoyed telling her about my casino visits. Talking about my winnings, mostly about my losses. She will be sadly missed. Love to you all.xo

Condolence from Marcella Joudrey on June 9th, 2020 7:49 pm

Our thoughts are with the family at this time of loss.
Larry and Marcella Joudrey and family

Condolence from florence fisher on June 14th, 2020 6:19 pm

sincere sympathy to all Phyllis’s family from sam’s cousin Florence fisher,truro, nova scotia.

Condolence from Susan Linda Levy on June 22nd, 2020 9:33 am

Condolences to all of the family

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