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Dartmouth Funeral Home

230 Russells Mills Road, South Dartmouth, MA

OBITUARY

Cheryl Sue Phillips

April 25, 1944October 5, 2019
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Cheryl (Richardson) Phillips, 75, of South Dartmouth passed away unexpectedly Saturday, October 5, 2019 with her family at her side in Rhode Island Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Richard “Dick” Phillips with whom she shared 57 years of marriage.

Born in Dade City, FL, a daughter of the late Patrick Richardson and his late wife Sue and the late Mary McCalister she grew up there and lived in Dartmouth for most of her life.

Mrs. Phillips worked at U Mass at Dartmouth in the History Department as a secretary for many years. She most recently worked part time as a receptionist for Waring-Sullivan and Rock Funeral Homes. In her spare time, Cheryl was gifted at gardening and she was unwavering in her devotion to her family. Her personality and warm smile comforted everyone who met her.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children, Steve Phillips of Dartmouth, Lisa Erickson and her husband Donald of AZ, Richard “Rick” Phillips and his wife Maria of Dartmouth, and William Phillips and his wife Jodi of Dartmouth; a brother, Tracy Richardson and his wife Jennifer of Lafayette, LA, three sisters, Lila Wiese and her husband Mark of Cleveland, GA, Laura Masi and husband Chris of New Castle, PA and Patty Lou Richardson of Gainesville, FL; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; cousins Kathy and Ralph Massy of Axson, GA and Paula Jane “PJ” Anderson of Kennesaw, GA; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 9 a.m. in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth. Burial will be private. Visitation will be Wednesday 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Stroke Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 or www.stroke.org.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation Wednesday, October 9, 2019
  • Funeral Service Thursday, October 10, 2019

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Private Burial

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Rick and Sharon Barry

October 10, 2019

Moms are special, and losing them leaves an empty place in our hearts. As a wise aunt once reminded us, “Now you can talk to her ANY time.” We wish peace and comfort for the beautiful Phillips kids that we coached and taught at DHS.

Pamela Lobo

October 8, 2019

I will miss your infectious smile. A beautiful soul gone to soon. May you rest in peace my friend and continue to guide Dick and your family from above. Much love!

Robert Pereira

October 8, 2019

Sending You and the attire family our deepest condolences . Sorry for your loss of your mother .May she rest in Peace. God bless the Philip's family during this time .

Lisa Erickson

October 7, 2019

Lisa Erickson

October 7, 2019

Lisa Erickson

October 7, 2019

Lisa Erickson

October 7, 2019

Lisa Erickson

October 7, 2019

Lisa Erickson

October 7, 2019

Lisa Erickson

October 7, 2019

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Biography

Cheryl (Richardson) Phillips, 75, of South Dartmouth passed away unexpectedly Saturday, October 5, 2019 with her family at her side in Rhode Island Hospital. She was the beloved wife of Richard “Dick” Phillips with whom she shared 57 years of marriage.

Born in Dade City, FL, a daughter of the late Patrick Richardson and his late wife Sue and the late Mary McCalister she grew up there and lived in Dartmouth for most of her life.

Mrs. Phillips worked at U Mass at Dartmouth in the History Department as a secretary for many years. She most recently worked part time as a receptionist for Waring-Sullivan and Rock Funeral Homes. In her spare time, Cheryl was gifted at gardening and she was unwavering in her devotion to her family. Her personality and warm smile comforted everyone who met her.

In addition to her husband, she is survived by four children, Steve Phillips of Dartmouth, Lisa Erickson and her husband Donald of AZ, Richard “Rick” Phillips and his wife Maria of Dartmouth, and William Phillips and his wife Jodi of Dartmouth; a brother, Tracy Richardson and his wife Jennifer of Lafayette, LA, three sisters, Lila Wiese and her husband Mark of Cleveland, GA, Laura Masi and husband Chris of New Castle, PA and Patty Lou Richardson of Gainesville, FL; ten grandchildren; four great grandchildren; cousins Kathy and Ralph Massy of Axson, GA and Paula Jane “PJ” Anderson of Kennesaw, GA; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral service will be Thursday, October 10, 2019 at 9 a.m. in the WARING-SULLIVAN HOME at DARTMOUTH, 230 Russells Mills Rd., Dartmouth. Burial will be private. Visitation will be Wednesday 5-8 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the American Stroke Association, PO Box 3049, Syracuse, NY 13220-3049 or www.stroke.org.