Mary Brigid Phillips of St.James, NY (formerly of Middle Village, NY ) Age 94 passed peacefully on 9/3/18. Co-founder and manager with her late husband of JOHN J.PHILLIPS FUNERAL HOME in Middle Village.Devoted wife of late John.Beloved mother of Sean (Karen) and late son Gerard . Adoring grandmother of Brenna,Shauna, Caitlin, Fiona, Delia, Adam & Kris.Cherished great grandmother of Olivia, Emma, & Jack Henry. Dear sister of the late Kate & Thomas.Loving aunt to 8 nephews, 9 nieces including 18 godchildren & a large group of otherrelatives & friends who lovingly called her 'Aunt Mary'.

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  1. Sorry to hear of Mary’s passing. She was a grand LADY. You are all in our prayers. We will miss seeing her on holidays. God Bless you all.

  2. So sorry to hear of your loss. She was a magnificent woman and meant so much to the O’Brien family. She was loved and will be missed! Condolences and prayers to you and the family! Bernadette O’Brien Jakob

  3. Sweet MaryOur family was blessed to have Mary as part of our staff on a part time basis after her retirement from her family funeral home. Mary’s knowledge and passion for the funeral business was an ispiration for us and all the families she touched. God bless Mary there is a special place in heaven for you.

  4. We extend our deepest sympathies to all of Mary’s family. Mary was a women for all season’s. She was pleasure to work with and so great with all the family’s. May the soul of your mother be at peace with our heavenly father.

  5. Aunt Mary, Thanksbfor So Many Memories Of You, All In My Heart! Your Love and Dedicated Friendship with My Mother, Hiring Jimmy and Then Him Hiring You Back, Helen Taglifaro, Me as a Kid a staying with You and Uncle John, Freindship with Aunt Catherine and Then, You, as All That, Running Into You and Your Charge Emmy Rossum. You Had a Goid Run Mary Bridgid, with Hugs and Prayers, Always, Rodie Rafferty Thompson

  6. We wish we would have known you earlier in our lives but are grateful for having you for the last ten of yours. Thanks for all of our conversations and your great advice. You were a true blessing in our lives. Thank you Sean and family for lending us your mom for a little while. Love, the Lally/Sheehan Girls from Philadelphia

  7. To our beloved “adopted� Grandma Mary, Knowing you has been a joy and a Privilege. You made us laugh often and loved your company. You will always be a great memory in our life and in Nicole and Deanna’s Life! We know you are now with the Lord and are chatting with angels (perhaps on your cell phone). We will miss you! Condolences to the Karen , Sean, Delia, Fiona Chris Adam and all extended family.

  8. My condolences to the family and all who lived Aunt Mary Phillips. I remember fondly visiting her with my parents Eileen and Vincent McDonnell. There was such joy and laughter when they were together. She was a beautiful woman.

  9. Aunt Mary…I was devastated to hear of your passing last week. An era truly ended. I wish I could have said thank you for everything you did for me, and how you brought me into the business and was there for e almost up until the end.I wish I could have helped give you the send-off you deserved. Love you and will think of you always.Jimmy

  10. As long as I live I will honor your memory by staying on the path you prayed I’d take. Forever in my heart.Our talks will be missed. ��

  11. Mary you were always a comforting light in times of devastating heartache I hope all those folks from your home town Middle Village that have gone before you were welcoming you at the gates of heaven RIP God rest your soul

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