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Phyllis E (Matchett) Brothers

October 5, 1926 ~ July 29, 2023 (age 96) 96 Years Old
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Wales-Phyllis E. (Matchett) Brothers, 96, passed away surrounded by love of family in her home, July 29, 2023.  Phyllis was born in Manchester, CT to the late William and Sadie (Lamb) Matchett.  She was a graduate of Stafford High School class of 1943.  For many years Phyllis and her husband lived in Monson before moving to Wales in 1983.  She was a cost accountant at ZERO Manufacturing and retired in 1983. Phyllis was a member of the New England Historical Genealogical Society.  She enjoyed fishing and hunting, feeding the birds, had a love of reading and riding in her golf cart during the haying season. Most of all, Phyllis enjoyed surrounding herself and being surrounded by family.

Phyllis was predeceased by her husband, Theodore W. Brothers. She leaves her children, Ronald Brothers of Wales, John Brothers and his wife Nancy of Warm Springs, GA and Ann Chrabascz of Wales; daughter in law, Lynn Brothers; a sister, Patricia Clark and her husband Lewis of Middlebury, CT; eleven grandchildren, sixteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren with a third expected in August.  She was predeceased by her son David Brothers and her brother William Matchett.

Visiting hours will be held Thursday, August 17, 2023 from 5-7pm.  Gathering of family and friends will be Friday, August 18, 2023 from 9:30-10:30am with a funeral procession to Wales # 4 Cemetery on Laurel Hill Road for a graveside service at 11am. 

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society PO Box 6704 Hagerstown, MD 21741.  

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August 17, 2023

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Lombard Funeral Home
3 Bridge St
Monson, MA 01057

Gathering of Family and Friends
August 18, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Lombard Funeral Home
3 Bridge St
Monson, MA 01057

Graveside Service
August 18, 2023

11:00 AM
Wales #4 Cemetery
Laurel Hill Road
Wales, MA 01081


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