November 19, 1930 - November 19, 2014
Phyllis J. Flora, 84, previously of New Haven, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Goshen at the Courtyard Healthcare Center. She had resided in Goshen since 2009. Phyllis Joan Paulin was born to Gusta and Albert J. Paulin on March 6, 1930, in Mishawaka. She attended Ball State University, where she met her husband, Dana. Phyllis and Dana were married in1952 and celebrated 55 years of marriage prior to Dana's death in 2007. Phyllis was a 40 year member of the New Haven United Methodist Church where she had been active in the United Methodist Women. She also was a member of New Haven Women's Club. Phyllis worked for several years at the New Haven and Georgetown Hallmark Stores. She enjoyed bowling, golf, sewing and playing bridge, although her family was always first priority in her life. Phyllis and Dana enjoyed many trips with family and friends, eventually visiting all 50 states. Phyllis is survived, and will be lovingly missed, by her three daughters and sons-in-law, Linda (JD) Russell of Goshen, Mary Jo (Lloyd) Springer of Alpena, Michigan, and Judy (Rick) Pierson of Greenfield; eight grandchildren, Kevin (Kim) Russell, Katie Russell, Jenny Russell, Trent (Alison) Springer, Lindsay (Griffin) Colegrove, Nathan Pierson, Bryce Pierson, Natalie Pierson; and two great-grandsons, Mason Springer and Silas Russell. She was preceded in death by her husband, her parents, her brother Ed Paulin, and grandson Brian Jeremy Springer. Funeral service is 3 p.m. Saturday at New Haven United Methodist Church, 630 Lincoln Highway E., New Haven, with calling two hours prior, at the church. Burial will be in I.O.O.F Cemetery, New Haven. Memorial contributions may be made to New Haven United Methodist Church or Goshen First United Methodist Church.
Phyllis J. Flora, 84, previously of New Haven, passed away on Wednesday, November 19, 2014 in Goshen at the Courtyard Healthcare Center. She had resided in Goshen since 2009. Phyllis Joan Paulin was born to Gusta and Albert J. Paulin on March... View Obituary & Service Information
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