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Dorothy M. Philips

August 28, 1924 November 8, 2018
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Obituary for Dorothy M. Philips

Dorothy Funkhouser Philips, 94, passed away on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at Preston Residence in Jenners Pond Retirement Community, West Grove.

She was the wife of the late Paul L. Philips. They met when they were both students at Penn State University and celebrated 50 years of marriage.

Born in Keene, NH she was the twin daughter of the late Leon and Belle Ailman Funkhouser.

Dotty was a member of Oxford Presbyterian Church. She was a Deacon, Sunday school teacher and a member of various women’s groups.

She owned and operated, with her family, Philips Florist, Oxford, before retiring to Jenners Pond.

She enjoyed traveling, camping, bridge, gardening and in recent years her friends at Jenners Pond, playing pool, Wii and puzzles with her friend, Helen. She also enjoyed keeping travel diaries and writing letters and notes to friends and family.

She is survived by her daughter, Barbara Hill (Steve) of Drumore; one son, Robert Philips (Robin) of Browns Summit, NC; three grandchildren, Kristen Frampton (Rich) of Quarryville, Brian Philips of Mount Pleasant, SC and Lisa Perkins (Todd) of Catonsville, MD; four great-grandchildren, Brady Frampton, Jacob Frampton, Evan Perkins and Adeline Perkins; one sister, Lois Borland (Jim) of Fort Collins, CO; and friend, Patty Philips. She has nieces and nephews of Lancaster, Strasburg, Pittsburg, Colorado, Switzerland and Florida.

She is predeceased by her twin sister, Betty Schmid.

A memorial service will be held 11:00 am Saturday, November 24, 2018 at the Oxford Presbyterian Church, 6 Pine St., Oxford, PA 19363, where friends and family may visit from 10:00 – 11:00 am.

Interment will be in Oxford Cemetery at 9:00 am.

Donations in her memory may be made to the Oxford Presbyterian Church or a charity of donor’s choosing.

Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Edward L. Collins, Jr. Funeral Home, Inc., Oxford, PA. On-line condolences may be made at

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11:00 AM 11/24/2018 11:00:00 AM
Oxford Presbyterian Church

6 Pine St.
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

Visitartion from 10 - 11 am

Oxford Presbyterian Church
6 Pine St. Oxford 19363 Pennsylvania
United States

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Oxford Cemetery Final Resting Place

220 North Third Street
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

220 North Third Street Oxford 19363 Pennsylvania
United States

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Oxford Presbyterian Church

6 Pine St.
Oxford, Pennsylvania 19363

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