Harriet Carol (Rose) Phillips passed away at her home, 20249 Main Street, Woodcock Boro, Saegertown, PA on Saturday, February 4, 2017. She was a daughter of the late Alfred Lee and Rosemary M. Pike Rose. Harriet was proud to share dual citizenship in the USA and the Cherokee Nation. She married Joseph Wayne Phillips on September 6, 1960 and he entered into eternity to be with his loved ones and his Lord on October 2, 2008. She subsequently married Paul James DeVore on December 10, 2009 and a short illness took him away to be with the Lord on September 25, 2010.
??????Harriet was educated at West High School in Denver, Colorado and at Parks Business College in Denver. She worked as a secretary at Alliance College in Cambridge Springs from 1974 until 1979. She attended several churches including McLane Church in Edinboro, First Church of God in Meadville, Corner Stone Church in Meadville, Lyona Church in Guys Mills, and the First Baptist Church in Cambridge Springs. Harriet enjoyed several hobbies including reading, sewing, knitting, cooking, and spending time with friends.
In addition to her spouses, Harriet was preceded in death by her parents, a brother – Dennis Rose and a great grandchild – Connor Jesse McGrath. She is survived by her daughter – Charla Jo Ross and her husband, David of Woodcock Boro; two sons? – Joseph Wayne Phillips, Jr. and his wife, Brenda of Upper St. Clair, PA, and Bradley Allen Phillips of Woodcock Boro; six grandchildren – Stacy Green and her husband, Daniel of Edinboro; Stephanie Rademacher and her husband, Garrett of Cambridge Springs; Tyson Jay Phillips and his wife, Elizabeth of Meadville; Lindsay Rickel and her husband, John of Meadville; Joseph Wayne Phillips III of Upper St. Clair, PA; and Jennifer Lynn Phillips of Titusville. Also surviving are five very special great grandchildren – Kennedy Charlise Green, Jackson David Green, Taylor Rose Green, Avery Rose Rademacher, and Nova Rose Rickel; a brother – Gerald Rose of Las Vegas, NV and a sister – Jerra Rose of Phoenix, AZ and several nieces and nephews.
Friends may call at the Van Matre Family Funeral; Home in Cambridge Springs on Tuesday, February 7th from 2-4 and 6-8 and are invited to attend funeral services there on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. Reverend Rod Beardsley, pastor of the First Baptist Church of Cambridge Springs, will officiate. Interment will be in Cambridge Cemetery.