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  • Obit: Phyllis R. Washington

  • I have always wanted to write a book about my interesting and exciting life.  I will not write it now, but give you a condensed version. I was born Phyllis R. Daniels on August 11, 1941 in the old Harlem Hospital on 135th street in Harlem.  Philip and Gertrude Daniels were my parents.  I had no siblings...
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  • I have always wanted to write a book about my interesting and exciting life.  I will not write it now, but give you a condensed version. I was born Phyllis R. Daniels on August 11, 1941 in the old Harlem Hospital on 135th street in Harlem.  Philip and Gertrude Daniels were my parents.  I had no siblings, so life was a peach when I had my three children.
    I was blessed, because I had a great-grandmother, grandmother, aunt, and uncle (it takes a family) to help me raise my three children.  Later, I started acting as if I was single.  I did things most people do not experience; like traveling, eating exotic food, swimming in the ocean at sunset, and meeting neew people by air, train, and bus.
    I worked at Motor Vehicle, and the NYS Department of Transportation until my retirement in 1996.  I moved to Dover, DE in 2009; so my daughter could realize her wish of taking care of Mom.  This was one of the happiest living environments I could ever have in life.  I could really sit and enjoy my senior days, or go out partying with my new friends, The Elegant Ebony Red Hat Society.
    I do not want my family and friends to moan for me, because I know I will have an even better time in heaven, seeing family, old friends, and waiting for you to come see me.  My son, Anthony, left in 2009 to prepare a new home for us in heaven.  I leave to enjoy at the utmost, my son,  David Washington, my daughter, Adrienne Washington, my daughters-in-law, Marilyn Neal  and Tina Washington, my son-in-law,  Edward Doman,  my grandchildren; Mylinda Beach, Erica Beach,  Deandra Beach, Ajsa Washington, Ross Washington, Dewayne Beach, Lance Washington, Aaron Beach  and all the rest of my family and friends.
    I have been so blessed so much in life; all I can do is thank God for his blessings, favors, goodness, kindness, provisions, and the last, but also the first, his LOVE.

    Written by Phyllis R. Washington         

    Phyllis R. Washington went to the Lord on Friday August 17th, in her home surrounded by her loving family.  Services for Phyllis were held at the Pippin Funeral Home on Tuesday August 21st in Wyoming, DE.  Letter of condolences may be sent to the family via www.pippinfuneralhome.com.
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