A resident of Peoria, passed away peacefully at home on January 16, 2017. Phyllis was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and moved to Arizona in 1968. Her husband, William passed away in 1986. Survivors include stepson, William, Jr., 2 grandchildren and many nieces and nephews. “I was thankful to the good Lord for all His blessings during my life and especially the gift of a long life and many friends along the road.” Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am, Saturday, January 21, 2017 at St. Helen Catholic Church, 5510 W. Cholla Street, Glendale. Interment will follow at St. Francis Catholic Cemetery Arrangements entrusted to Whitney & Murphy Funeral Home.