Phyllis Ann Fraser

July 20, 1940 ‒ August 18, 2001

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Phyllis Ann Fraser, age 61, of Bedford Blvd., Mansfield, died Saturday evening August 18, 2001 in MedCentral Mansfield Hospital following a short illness.

Now alive with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ, she was born July 20, 1940 in Coshocton to Richard C. & Lucy (Hissong) McGee, was graduated from Madison High School in 1958, and had lived in Mansfield most of her life.

Phyllis earned her Associates Degree from North Central State College, and worked twenty years with The Center for Individual and Family Services. She started at The Center as a case manager, and retired in 1999 as coordinator for the Suicide Prevention and Crisis Intervention Unit.

A charter member of Crossroads Community Church, Phyllis was one of the initial group of thirty people who launched the church. Phyllis was a “people person”, lavishing time and attention on her family and friends, especially her small group: Fabulous Finneys.

A gifted pencil-drawing artist, she enjoyed annual family vacations to the Outer Banks.

She is survived by her husband Kenneth A. Fraser, whom she married June 13, 1959; three sons and daughters-in-law Richard J. & Kelly Fraser of Hamilton, Kenneth A., II, and Cheri Fraser of Dublin, and Sean C. & Jennifer Fraser of Mansfield; eight grandchildren Mick A. Fraser, Shanna Fraser, Amber Carlisle, Chad Carlisle, Matt Ison, Blake Fraser, Roxie Fraser and Hallie Fraser; two sisters and brothers-in-law Jeannie & Larry Ferguson of Mansfield, and Barb & Richard Milligan of Lucas; and nieces and nephews.

Friends may call Tuesday August 21, 2001 from 2-4 and 6-8 pm in the Lexington Avenue Snyder Funeral Home. A service celebrating her life will be held Wednesday at 11 am in Crossroads Community Church; 1456 Park Avenue West, Mansfield. The Revs. Timothy N. Armstrong and David J. Pound will officiate. Burial will follow in Oak Grove Memorial Park.

Memorial contributions to Campus Crusade for Life International may be made at the funeral home.