1930 – 2011
Pomfret Center, CT – Phyllis Anne (Cobb) Telesha, 81 of Seely-Brown Village died Friday November 25, 2011 in Day Kimball Hospital. She was the wife of the late Daniel P. Telesha. Born in New Rochelle, NY, she was the daughter of the late Harold W. and Kathleen (Créane) Cobb.
Mrs. Telesha was a 1948 graduate of the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy Lauralton Hall; she attended the college of New Rochelle and graduated from the American Institute of Banking. She went on to a successful career in banking working for several savings banks rising to Assistant Vice President. She was a member of the Association of Savings Bank Women. In 1981, she received the President’s Award for City Savings Bank. She served as president of Seely-Brown Village Residence Association and volunteered at the Day Kimball Hospital Gift Shop.
She was the mother of Danette L. Busby, Michael C. Telesha, Dreux A. Telesha and Tara Marie Telesha; mother-in -law to Edward F. Busby; grandmother of seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren.
Relatives and friends are invited to visit with Phyllis’s family at 1:00 pm, Thursday December 1, 2011 for a Mass of Christian Burial in the Most Holy Trinity Church, 568 Pomfret Rd., Pomfret, CT. A Memorial Mass will be celebrated on Friday December 2, 2011 at 11:30 am in St Agnes Church, 400 Merwin Ave, Milford, CT. Private burial will take place in St. Mary Cemetery, Milford, CT.
Memorial contributions may be made to the St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. For memorial guestbook visit www.GilmanAndValade.com.