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Mary Dee Phillips

February 13, 1951 ~ November 30, 2023 (age 72) 72 Years Old

Mary Dee Phillips Obituary

Mary Dee Phillips, passed away on Thursday evening November 30, 2023 at the St. Joseph Health Center following a long illness. She was born in Warren, Ohio on February 13, 1951 the daughter of Delmar E. and Elizabeth J. (Smolka) Swindler Sr. and lived in Niles her entire life.

Mary Dee was of the Catholic Faith and was a custodian at Niles City Schools for over forty years retiring in 2012. She was a 1971 graduate of Niles McKinley High School. She enjoyed bowling, playing bingo, watching westerns and listening to Led Zeppelin.

Mary Dee is survived by a granddaughter, Destiny Phillips with whom she made her home; grandson, Luke; siblings, Rocky Tripodi of Georgia, Kenneth (Linda) Tripodi of Niles, Nancy Maybe of Niles, Elizabeth (Dave) Pasek of Niles, John Swindler of Niles, Delmar (Vicky) Swindler Jr. of Farmsville, Texas, Anthony (Theresa) Swindler of Liberty Twsp., Charles (Candace) Swindler of Champion and several nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Allen James Phillips whom she married on July 4, 1970 and who died on March 26, 2011; daughter, Alaina Phillips who died on September 25, 2012; brother, Ronald Tripodi and sister, Barbara Salyard.

A Serivice of Christian Burial will be at 5:00 p.m. on Tuesday December 5, 2023 at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home where family and friends may call from 3 to 5 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude's Hospital for childrens cancer.

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Visitation / Calling Hours
December 5, 2023

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home
126 West Park Ave
Niles, OH 44446

Funeral Service
December 5, 2023

5:00 PM
Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home
126 West Park Ave
Niles, OH 44446


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