Obituary: Janet R. Phillips

Janet R. Phillips, at 79
Janet R. (Pickering) Decker Phillips, of Hull, died June 22 at the age of 79.
She lived in Brockton for many years and graduated from Brockton High School, class of 1957. Mrs. Phillips then moved to Hull, where she had lived for the past 48 years. She retired from the Rockland Trust Co. in 2004. 
Mrs. Phillips loved spending time with her family at the beach, watching the Boston Red Sox, and doing puzzles. 
Mrs. Phillips was predeceased by her husbands, James Decker and Richard “Skip” Phillips. She was the cherished mother of Debra Chase and her husband, Richard; Laura Murphy and her husband, Jason; Linda Alexander, and her husband, Glenn; Nancy Doucette and her husband, Phillip; and Dr. Karen Phillips and her husband, Steven Lofgren, all of Hull. She also was the loving grandmother of Brian Chase, Christina, Aidan, and Paige Murphy, John and Ben Alexander, and Tristan, Colby, and Charley Lofgren; she was also great-grandmother of Anabelle Chase. She was the sister of Charles Pickering, and his wife Dorothy, of West Bridgewater; Arlene Koufos, of East Bridgewater; and Carol Brides, of South Dakota. She also is survived by many nieces and nephews.
Her funeral Mass will be held today (June 28) at 10 a.m. at St. Ann’s Church. Memorial donations may be made to Friends of Hull Scouting, Inc. P.O. Box 14, Hull MA 02045. 
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