Phyllis Jean Varco, 82, of Hopewell Junction, passed away on Monday, May 6, 2013 at Vassar Brothers Medical Center surrounded by her loving family.
She was born December 7, 1930 in Canton, New York and was the daughter of the late Bernard and Etta Aldous Rodee.
After graduating Canton High School, she attended Canton College, where she received a degree in Dietary Nutrition. While working in Mt. Kisco, NY, she met Peter Varco and they married on April 18, 1954. They raised five children together in Hopewell Junction, NY.
Phyllis was employed as an Assistant Food Service Manager for Vassar Brothers Hospital for many years until her retirement. In her later years, she spent her days spoiling and loving her grandchildren and other children that she watched.
Phyllis was predeceased by her beloved husband, Peter Francis Varco, who died February 2, 2009.
She is survived by her loving and adoring family, Peter A. Varco and Janine Conti, Linda and Doc Halliday, Paul Varco and Joan Madonna, David and Nadia Varco and Annette and Mike Gallo; her grandchildren, Angela and Joseph Campolo, Heather and Andrew Bush, Brandon, Peter John, Alysia, Christina, Luke, Zachary and Benjamin Varco, Monet and Norel Halliday and Brian, Conti, and we can’t forget her grand-dogs, Alice and Ralphie.
Friends and family are invited for calling hours on Saturday, May 11, 2013 from 12:30 – 2:00 pm at the Lawrence Funeral Home, 21 Park St., Canton, NY, followed by a graveside service at 2:30 pm at the Brick Chapel Cemetery, Canton, NY.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Brick Chapel Cemetery, c/o Bill Rodee, 5431A, CR27, Canton, NY 13617.
Monday, September 26, 2016, Watertown, NY
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