Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals

6810 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN


Phyllis R. McDevitt

August 2, 1925January 22, 2020

Phyllis R. McDevitt, 94, of Fort Wayne, passed away on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. She was born on August 2, 1925 in Wolf Lake, Indiana to the late Elmer and Margie (Artman) Ake. Phyllis received a certificate to be a Licensed Practical Nurse. She worked for Fort Wayne Wire Die for many years, later retiring from there. She attended Southwinds Church of Christ. She enjoyed playing cards, doing puzzle books and going to the flea markets. Phyllis is survived by her sons, Bob (Toni) and Ron (Shelia) McDevitt; grandchildren, Scott, Stephanie, Marlo, Diana, Crystal, Jason, Laura, and Ethel; 18 great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; and sister, Helen Perkins. Also preceding her in passing was her husband, Albert McDevitt; daughter, Monna Lu; granddaughter, Michelle; and many brothers and sisters. A funeral service will be held at 11 am on Monday, January 27, 2020 at Elzey-Patterson-Rodak Home for Funerals, 6810 Old Trail Road Fort Wayne, Indiana 46809 with visitation one hour prior. Visitation will also be held from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on Sunday, January 26, 2020 at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the Southwinds Church of Christ - Children's Ministries, 3410 Dicke Road, Ft. Wayne, Indiana 46804. Condolences can be left online at www.elzey-patterson-rodakfh.com.


  • Southwinds Church of Christ - Children's Ministries


  • Visitation Sunday, January 26, 2020
  • Visitation Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Funeral Service Monday, January 27, 2020
  • Final Resting Monday, January 27, 2020


Phyllis R. McDevitt

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