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Florence L. (Phyllis) Dills, age 87, formerly of 1515 Front St., Ridgway, and most recently of the Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility, died early Sunday morning, May 8, 2011, at Pinecrest Manor in St. Marys following a brief illness.
She was born Aug. 22, 1923 in DuBois, daughter of the late Joseph and Pietrina (Barbar) LaBue. She married Raymond R. Dills on Nov. 18, 1944 he preceded her in death on March 21, 1983. She had resided in Ridgway for the last 62 years and was a member of St. Leo Catholic Church. She was a graduate of the DuBois Area High School. She enjoyed watching the Pittsburgh Pirates, Steelers and Penguins with her grandsons and son-in-law, and also enjoyed spending time with her best friends Boogie and Theresa. She had been employed by Dills Beverage in Ridgway for 40 years.
She is survived by one daughter, Susan M. Harris and her husband Douglas E. of Ridgway; two grandsons, Richard S. Bullock III and his wife Laura of Ebensburg, and Charles R. Bullock of Ridgway; one great-granddaughter, Cloey Mulligan of Patton; and various nieces and nephews. Besides her parents and husband she was preceded in death by one brother and sister-in-law, Sam and Frances LaBue, and one sister, Jennie Golla.
Funeral Services for Florence L. Dills will be held at the Thompson Funeral Home Wednesday at 7 p.m. Officiating will be Fr. Brian E. Vossler, pastor of the St. Leo Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Leo Cemetery. There will be no visitation.
Memorials if desired can be made to the Ridgmont Assisted Living Facility at 675 Montmorenci Ave., Ridgway, PA 15853 or to the Ridgway Ambulance Corps at 120 North Broad St., Ridgway, PA 15853.