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Phyllis K. Depew, 93 of 106 Mifflin Place, Mifflinburg, PA – formerly of Mifflintown (Arch Rock) – passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on September 21, 2019. She was born in Walnut, PA on March 8, 1926, the daughter of the late Jay and Elizabeth Kell. She was preceded in death by three brothers - Ernie, Sam and Paul.
She married the late Boyd Merrill Depew on March 28, 1948. They had three sons – Eugene, who preceded her in death, and his wife, Debbie of Mifflinburg, PA; Terry and wife Cathy of Wheeling, WV and, Alvin and wife Ellen of Fairfax, VA. She also leaves behind five grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.
Earlier in life she was employed by the Juniata School District in the cafeteria. In later life she enjoyed baking and crocheting. She was an avid sports fan – following her sons, grandchildren and great-grandchildren in all of their sports endeavors. However, her favorite past-time was spending time with her family, which she never hesitated to share with everyone she met.
Visitation will be held at the Brown Funeral Homes, Inc., 100 Bridge Street, Mifflintown, PA, on Sunday, September 29th from 6 – 8 PM.
Funeral services will be held at Pine Grove United Methodist Church in Mifflintown on Monday, September 30th at 10:30 AM, with Pastor Jennifer Heikes officiating a grave side service will follow at Union Cemetery in Mifflintown.
In lieu of flowers, Memorial Contributions may be made to either, Pine Grove United Methodist Church, 4633 Cuba Mills Road, Mifflintown, PA 17059 or St John’s United Church of Christ, 417 Market Street, Mifflinburg, PA 17844.