Phyllis Mae Neill (Wilson), October 1, 1923 – May 26, 2017.
Phyllis late of Chilliwack, BC formerly of Manitoba and Ottawa, Ontario, died peacefully in Chilliwack, May 26, 2017 at age 93.
Phyllis was born October 1, 1923 in Kelwood, Manitoba, she has lived in Chilliwack for 36 years. While she and her husband, Donald Neill, lived and travelled throughout Canada and the world, she remained a prairie girl. Her home province inspired her passion for colour and landscape. A painter, a seamstress and textile designer, always with several projects underway. Phyllis was a long time member of Chilliwack Arts Council, she was so pleased to see the continued success of the organization. Phyllis was a devoted mother, grandmother and aunt. She is deeply missed by her family and friends.
According to her wishes, her ashes will be interred in Kelwood, Manitoba. Phyllis is survived by her children: Avaleigh, Allison (Peter Spencer), Michael (Kelly Robertson), her grandchildren:Aidan, Carmen, Samuel, Emily and extended family in Gunton, Manitoba and Ottawa, Ontario. Phyllis is predeceased by husband, Donald, son; Peter, parents; Fred and Roberta Wilson, sisters; Margaret and Kathleen, and brother; Lyall.
All are welcome to attend a Memorial Tea was held at Lynnwood Retirement Home, 9168 Corbould St, Chilliwack, on Saturday June 17th, 2 to 3pm. In lieu of flowers, if friends so desire, donations may be made to Chillliwack Arts Council.