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Phyllis J. Smith

April 24, 2017

Phyllis Jane Smith, age 73, of Norwalk, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

Phyllis was born July 28, 1943 in Mansfield, OH and was a 1961 graduate of Norwalk High School. She attended Providence School of Nursing and became a Nurse’s Aide, then, a Licensed Practical Nurse, and finally, a Registered Nurse. She worked 35 years at Fisher-Titus Medical Center and 10 years in the office of Dr. Revelas, DPM. She also spent many years with the Norwalk Ambulance Service and as a personal caregiver. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi for 50 years, Girl Scout leader for 25 years, Den Mother for 5 years, Ladies of the American Legion over 40 years, and an active member at St. Paul Catholic Church. Her passion was spending time with family and friends. She will be remembered fondly for her fun loving personality and sense of humor. She enjoyed sports, outdoor activities, crafting, traveling, and especially ice cream.

She is survived by her loving husband, Robert C. Smith of Norwalk; and daughter, Beth (John) McFadden of Norwalk; four grandchildren, Josh, Devin, Madison and Colin; great-grandchild, Ledger McFadden; siblings, Tamyra (David) Huffman of VA, Scott (Adrian) Armstrong of FL and Mark Armstrong of Sandusky; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph (Hazel) Armstong and mother, Helen L. Washington; and brothers, Raymond Armstrong and Bill Fyffe.

Friends may call on Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 1:30 P.M. at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk with the Monsignor Kenneth Morman officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857.

Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.

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Phyllis Jane Smith, age 73, of Norwalk, passed away Monday, April 24, 2017 at Fisher-Titus Medical Center.

Phyllis was born July 28, 1943 in Mansfield, OH and was a 1961 graduate of Norwalk High School. She attended Providence School of Nursing and became a Nurse’s Aide, then, a Licensed Practical Nurse, and finally, a Registered Nurse. She worked 35 years at Fisher-Titus Medical Center and 10 years in the office of Dr. Revelas, DPM. She also spent many years with the Norwalk Ambulance Service and as a personal caregiver. She was a member of Beta Sigma Phi for 50 years, Girl Scout leader for 25 years, Den Mother for 5 years, Ladies of the American Legion over 40 years, and an active member at St. Paul Catholic Church. Her passion was spending time with family and friends. She will be remembered fondly for her fun loving personality and sense of humor. She enjoyed sports, outdoor activities, crafting, traveling, and especially ice cream.

She is survived by her loving husband, Robert C. Smith of Norwalk; and daughter, Beth (John) McFadden of Norwalk; four grandchildren, Josh, Devin, Madison and Colin; great-grandchild, Ledger McFadden; siblings, Tamyra (David) Huffman of VA, Scott (Adrian) Armstrong of FL and Mark Armstrong of Sandusky; several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ralph (Hazel) Armstong and mother, Helen L. Washington; and brothers, Raymond Armstrong and Bill Fyffe.

Friends may call on Thursday from 5:00 – 8:00 P.M. at the Evans Funeral Home, 314 E. Main Street, Norwalk. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Friday at 1:30 P.M. at St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk with the Monsignor Kenneth Morman officiating. Burial will follow at St. Paul Catholic Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be sent to St. Paul Catholic Church, 91 E. Main Street, Norwalk, OH 44857.

Condolences may be shared at norwalkfuneral.com.

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Norma and Jim Schafer

Norwalk, OH, USA
May 02, 2017

Bob and Family,
We were so sorry to hear about Phyllis passing away. What a sweet person she was. God is taking care of her now. Our hearts and prayers are with you.

Marcie Fraelich

North Fairfield, OH, United States
April 27, 2017

Phyllis was one of those people who could light up a room and make your day a whole lot better! I had the pleasure of working with her and she always made me laugh! She will be missed.

Pat and Millie Pigman

April 27, 2017

Dear Bob and Family, We were deeply saddened to read that Phyllis had passed away. Our sincere sympathy to you and all of your family.

Ray and Norma Myers

Monroeville, OH, USA
April 26, 2017

Bob,Sorry to her about Phyllis She was such a wonderful person. You and her are in our prayers

Pauly and JoJo

Wappingers Falls, NY, USA
April 26, 2017

Beth and John and Josh and Devin and Madison and Colin (and Bob who we have yet the pleasure to meet)
Tim shared the sad news with us...so that we could send you our love and let you know that people in Wappingers Falls NY have all of you in our thoughts.

Todd Brewster

Mansfield, OH, United States
April 26, 2017

Bob and Beth-
The brewster's in mansfield send our deepest condolences on phyllis passing away. As we have always felt of all of you as extended family, we are extremely saddened by the news. Our thoughts and prayers go out to both of you and should you need anything at all please don't hesitate to contact us.

Todd & Pam brewster

Jim Shibley

Yulee, FL
April 25, 2017

Bob, I'm so very sorry to hear about the loss of Phyllis. You and your family will be in our thoughts and prayers.

Debbie Rhoad

Norwalk, OH, USA
April 25, 2017

Beth & John and family, So sorry for your loss. I have great memories of Phyllis as my Girl Scout leader and caring her out of the woods! Fun times