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Thursday, September 24, 2015

 

PHYLLIS F. CORDOVA, MILFORD, PENNSYLVANIA


Mrs. Phyllis F. Cordova of Milford PA, died peacefully at home on  September 23, 2015 after a brief illness.     
 
Born August 24, 1926 in Orange, NJ to the late Dennis and Mary Garabaldi Maglio, she  was a graduate of Orange High School and worked in the Orange Health Dept. as a Dental Assistant before moving to PA. in 1962.
 
Phyllis was married to the late Patrick Cordova, who predeceased her in 1986.  She is survived by her two children Patrick Cordova and wife Carol  of Matamoras, PA,  Pamela Jo Grandinali and husband Steven of Warwick, NY.   She was the adored Grandmother to  Dennis Cordova and fiance’ Caitlin Gutman, Vincent Cordova and Patrizio Grandinali. She was  pre-deceased by her granddaughter Nicole Cordova in 1985.
 
Phyllis, a long time resident of Milford was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother.  Her most favorite time was spent with her family, particularly with her grandchildren.   
 
She was well known for her community service.  She volunteered for  more than 50 years at Bon Secour, (formerly St.  Francis Hospital/Mercy Community Hospital), as Advisory Board Member, President of the Women’s Auxiliary, Secretary of the Foundation and as a  volunteer  Patient Representative. Outside the hospital Phyllis found time over her life to be an active member of the Keystone Community Club, Red Cross, Port Jervis Country  Club and, St. Joseph’s alter & Rosary Society.  
 
Phyllis was an avid golfer and loved to dance.  She was a  renowned tap dancer.    As a  teenager  she danced in “Lincoln Hall” in Orange, NJ to the venues of Atlantic City.  
 
She loved being surrounded by friends and she was dearly loved  by everyone who knew her .  Charismatic, humble, gentle and sweet, everyone she met was touched by her  genuine sincerity , warmth and care. 
 
The family wishes to say “thank you” to  Janet Boyce, Kathleen Warne,  Colleen McCarthy and Maryann Burkhard for the amazing personal care provided Phyllis and support to the family.
 
Visitation hours are from 3-8 PM Thursday, September 24 at the  Knight Auchmoody Funeral Home, Inc., 154 East Main Street, Port Jervis, NY. The vigil wake prayers will offered at 5 PM at the funeral home.  Rev. Gregory Kelly will officiate.
Prayers will be offered Friday, September 25 at 9:15 AM at the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home followed by  a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:00 am at St. Josephs’s RC. Church, 307 Avenue F, Matamoras, PA.   Rev.  Gregory Kelly will be the celebrant.
 
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions  may be made to  Bon Secours Hospital, 160 E. Main St., Port Jervis NY 12771, St. Joseph’s RC Church in Matamoras, PA , 18336 or a charity of  donor’s choice.  Arrangements are by the Knight-Auchmoody Funeral Home, 154 E. Main St., Port Jervis, NY.  For information, directions or to send a condolence note to the family visit knight-auchmoody.com.


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