Grace E. Phillips Gardner, 88, of Berkshire, NY, passed away on Saturday, September 22, 2012, at her home in Berkshire.
Grace was born in Whitney Point, NY on April 4, 1924, a daughter of the late John and Sarah Zaner Anderson. A longtime resident of the Berkshire area, she was a member of the Berkshire Congregational Church. She was also a member of the Berkshire and Richford Sr. Citizens and the Berkshire Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary.
She is survived by her children, Thelma (Wayne) Theriault of Carson City, NV, Janet Harris of Berkshire, Beverly Slate of WA, and Ronald Lewis (Dorene) Phillips of Florida. She also leaves behind seven grandchildren and 20 great-grandchildren.
In addition to her parents, she was predeceased by her first husband, Eldon Phillips in 1972 and her second husband, Fred A. Gardner in 1982.
A memorial service will be held at the Berkshire Congregational Church, Berkshire, NY on Sunday, October 14, 2012, at 1:00 p.m. with Reverend James Willard and Reverend Jerry Platz officiating. Expressions of sympathy in memory of Grace may be directed to the Berkshire Congregational Church, Berkshire, NY 13736.