1941 – 2017
Putnam – Roseanna D. (Gauthier) Phillips, 76, of 207 Sabin St, Putnam, CT, died Sunday, May 14, 2017 at Matulaitis Nursing Home surrounded by family. She was the loving wife of the late Harry J. Phillips who died on June 18, 2006. Born in Central Village, she was the daughter of the late Alfred and Loretta Gauthier, Sr.
Mrs. Phillips worked for many years as an assembler at Danco in Putnam, CT. Danco is also where she would first meet Harry, her soulmate. They were married June 17, 1974. Together, they enjoyed a life full of love and devotion to one another.
Roseanna enjoyed crocheting, watching her classic television shows, and hosting company. She especially looked forward to her visits with her dear friends, Tammy and Rhonda, as well as dinners and cookouts with her granddaughter, Jamie, and grandson-in-law, Tom.
Roseanna is survived by a daughter Laurie Moore of Worcester, Ma; a brother Alfred Gauthier, Jr. of Plainfield, CT; a sister Ann Gauthier of Marshallville, IA; two grandchildren; Jamie Soroka and her husband, Thomas, of Putnam, CT and Chelsea Zimmer of Augusta, ME; two great grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by two sisters; Dorothy “Helen” Viens and Beverly “Joey” Gauthier.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in her honor to the COPD Foundation 3300 Ponce de Leon Blvd, Miami, Florida 33134.
Private funeral arrangements and cremation have been entrusted to the Gilman Funeral Home & Crematory, 104 Church St., Putnam, CT. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.