Clifton Springs - Jean Allen Phillips, 89, died January 6, 2013.
At Jean's request, there will be no calling hours or funeral service. Burial (Riverview Cemetery) will be at the convenience of the family.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Felix Community Food Cupboard, 12 Hibbard Avenue, Clifton Springs, NY 14432.
Devoted to her family, Jean Allen Phillips was a loving daughter, sister, wife, mother, grandmother, aunt, and cousin. She enjoyed dancing to the big band sound and appreciated a good cup of coffee. Jean was a long-time employee of The Merchandiser, serving the Love family and their business for almost 50 years.
Jean was born October 17, 1923, the daughter of the late Ethel and Ralph Allen, in Clifton Springs, N.Y.
Jean is survived by two daughters, Stephanie (Kevin) Kelley of Phelps and Denise (Charles Clifford) Dickinson of Honeoye Falls; three grandchildren, Alexander (Barb Senglaub) Kelley, Julia (Barnaby Bienkowski) Dickinson and James (Christina Murphy) Dickinson; sisters, Hazel Behen, Cecile (Doug) Severson, and Bernice (Larry) Andersen; and brothers, Richard (Carol) and Walter; many nieces and nephews; great-nieces and great-nephews; and special caregivers, Tina, Deanna, and Rhonda.
The oldest of nine children, she was predeceased by brothers Vernon "Bud," Robert "Bob," and Charles "Herb"; and husband, Roger Merle Phillips.
Arrangements are by the Cheney Funeral Home, Phelps, New York.