Gertrude E. Phipps

September 24, 1916 ‒ June 09, 2003

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Gertrude Elizabeth Phipps, 86, of Parkview Street, Mansfield, died Monday morning June 9, 2003 in her home following a long illness.

She was born September 24, 1916 in Mansfield to Emmett A. and Minnie L. Cole Morris, and attended Mansfield Senior High School.

A homemaker, Mrs. Phipps was a lifelong Mansfield resident who lavished time on her family, baking cookies and playing games with her grandchildren, and also enjoyed quilting.

She is survived by her children Charles and Barbara Reiter of Lexington, Sue and Leland Porch of Mansfield, Rebecca J. Lambert of Mansfield and Diane Reiter of Ontario; 20 grandchildren; and 46 great grandchildren; 4 great great grandchildren.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a daughter Kay Ellen Salyers, a son Fred A. Reiter; her step father Fred Boebel; a granddaughter Laura Jean Miller and a great grandson Jeremiah D. Morris.

A graveside service will be announced by the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. Interment will be in Mansfield Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of North Central Ohio, 1605 East County Road 1095, Ashland, Ohio 44805.