Phyllis (Fairweather) Gillis

Obituary of Phyllis (Fairweather) Gillis

It is with deep sadness that we must announce the passing of Phyllis Jean Gillis, age 93, on Thursday, February 22, 2018 at the Drew Nursing Home in Sackville.

Born on February 8, 1925 in Moncton, N.B., she was the daughter of the late Elsie E. (Chapman) and Ambrose Fairweather.

Phyllis was a Veteran of WWII and was a long-time employee of Woolworth’s in Moncton, N.B. She loved knitting and would make over 100 pairs of mittens each year to donate to charity.  She will be missed by her family and by her many close friends.

Phyllis will be lovingly remembered by her son, David (Theresa Goodrich); her daughter-in-law, Denise Gaudet; her brother-in-law, Ron Seaman, as well as by several nieces and nephews.

Besides her parents, she was pre-deceased by her son, Gary Gillis, as well as by her brothers and sisters.

Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Campbell’s Funeral Home, 89 Bridge Street, Sackville, N.B. (506) 364-8188. In keeping with Phyllis’s wishes, there will be no visiting hours or funeral service. A burial will take place in the spring in the Elmwood Cemetery, Moncton, N.B.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Phyllis may be made to the Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #6 or to the charity of one’s choice. On-line condolences & sharing of memories may be forwarded to the family through our website or by visiting the funeral home Facebook page.