Phyllis June Fowler

July 20, 1937January 3, 2017

Phyllis June Fowler nee LaPlaca, age 79. Of Bridgman Mi., formerly of Gray, Georgia and Palos Heights, Il. At rest January 3,2017. Beloved wife of the late Robert W.. Loving mother of Joan (Ron) Waller and Robert (Maria) Fowler. Proud grandmother of Scott Snyder, Stephanie Snyder, Sofia Fowler, Jennifer Knight, Katie Morgan and great grandmother of Joey and Hayden Knight and Alexis Morgan. Dearest sister of Nathan LaPlaca. Memorial visitation will be held Sunday January 8,2017 from 11 a,m. until time of Memorial service 2 p.m. at Chapel Hill Gardens South Funeral Home, 11333 S. Central Ave. Oak Lawn, Illinois 60453. Inurnment at a future date will be next to Bob at Queen of All Saints Mausoleum in Hillside Illinois. Phyllis was born on July 20,1937 in Chicago to Michael and Rose( nee Cannatella) LaPlaca. She was an avid reader,loved jazz music and a big fan of” old blue eyes” Frank Sinatra. Phyllis, being a true care giver was a Minister of care and served communion in church and shut-ins and was a dedicated parishoner of Sacred Heart Church in Palos Hills for many years. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Asso., 564 S. Main St. Suite 200, Ann Arbor Mi. 48104-2870. For info: 708-636-1200 or


  • Memorial Service Sunday, January 8, 2017


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Jan Kribs

January 15, 2017

Memories of Phyllis always bring a smile to my face. She was always so full of life, always making one laugh with her stories, I will miss her, but so glad to have those lasting memories . May the love of family and friends comfort and strengthen you in the days ahead. Love, Bob & Jan Kribs

Danielle LaVine

January 12, 2017

Just reminiscing about the carpooling our parents did all through elementary school. Phyllis would always make us laugh as we were dodging potholes, she'd tell us to hold on to our teeth! She had such a fun spirit! Thanks for the fond memories!

Linda and Brian

January 6, 2017

Only fond memories of Phyllis! Always smiling and loved having the boys around. Sending our deepest sympathies. I know how hard this is, Mom hasn't been gone a year yet. Thinking of you...

January 6, 2017

Dear Joan,
I was so sorry to hear about the loss of your mother. You loved her while she was with you and will love her for the rest of your life. May God bless you and your family. Love, Gerrie Podborsek

January 5, 2017

May God's loving kindness comfort you and help you through this sad time
Psalms 29:11