Wednesday, November 05, 2008


Judy Phillips, (nee Bevan) of Lorain, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Tuesday, November 4, 2008 at New Life Hospice Residential Center, Lorain, following a brief illness.

She was born on July 19, 1941 in Lorain, where she has been a lifelong resident.

Judy was employed at St. Joseph Hospital & Lorain Community Hospital as a registered nurse in the emergency room for 28 years, retiring in February 2008.

She was a member of the Heritage Presbyterian Church, where she volunteered regularly and also she was a member and contributor to the National Humane Society.

Judy enjoyed being with her grandchildren and loved all animals, especially her boxers. She will be loved and sadly missed by her family and co-workers.

She is survived by her husband of 47 years, Al, sons: Danny A. Phillips, of Las Vegas and Timmy A. (Connie) Phillips, of Amherst, grandchildren, Rylee, Timmy Jr. “T.J.”, Jason and Becky, 3 great grandchildren and sister, Dee (Al) Thiery, of Vermilion.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Benjamin & Dorothy A. (nee Smith) Bevan, and brother, Charles D. Bevan.

The family will receive friends at the Dovin Funeral Home, (2701 Elyria Avenue, Lorain) on Thursday, November 6, 2008 from 1-3 and 5-7 p.m. and also on Friday from 10:00 a.m. until time of services at 11:00 a.m. Rev. James Smucker, pastor of Heritage Presbyterian Church, will officiate. Burial will follow in Elmwood Cemetery.

Contributions in her memory may be made to New Life Hospice, 5255 North Abbe Road, Elyria, Ohio 44035.

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