HANNACROIX – Reta M. Phillips, 76, entered eternal life Monday,
November 8, 2010 at home with her daughter by her side. Reta enjoyed
camping with her husband and family, bowling, gardening, music,
dancing, cooking and a host of other hobbies including building doll
houses and caring for her many pets.
Reta was predeceased by her husband Dean E. Phillips. Survivors
include her daughter, Sheila (Mike) Murphy of Glenville; brother,
James Spaulding of Buffalo; grandchildren, Deana Datri, Melissa Leto
and Phillip Murphy; great-grandchildren, Sheila Weidman, Melody
Datri and Cristiano Leto. Reta was predeceased by her sister Marion
Bieniak, niece Luann Bieniak and great-grandson Stevano Leto.
Funeral services will be held 11 AM Friday, November 12th at the
Babcock Funeral Home, Ravena. Burial will follow in Chestnut Lawn
Cemetery, New Baltimore. Friends may call at the funeral home on
Thursday from 5 to 7 PM. Contributions in memory of Reta may be made
to the American Cancer Society or Community Hospice of Schenectady.