January 9, 1935 - May 19, 2018
Lenox – Phyllis M. Kiss, 83, of Lenox died Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Kiss was born on January 9, 1935 in Granville, NY to the late Edward P. Kelly and Anna (Shinglar) Brock. She attended Draper High School in Schenectady, NY and was a 1952 graduate. After high school Phyllis worked as a stenographer at General Electric for several years before eventually settling in Lenox and working at Doherty & Stuart PC accounting firm as an office manager prior to her retirement in 1997. Phyllis M. Kelly married Joseph S. Kiss, whom she had met while in high school, on April 7, 1956. Her husband’s military and industrial career took the family to many locations including Syracuse, NY; Weisbaden, Germany; Huntsville, AL; and Pittsfield, MA. Phyllis was a Girl Scout leader and enjoyed knitting, reading, Tai-Chi, exercise class, and loved watching her grandchildren play sports. Along with her husband Joe, Phyllis became a fixture at many local youth sporting events. As a child, Phyllis spent many summers at Lake St. Catherine in Poultney, VT and returned there often with her own children and grandchildren. Most recently Phyllis was a resident of the Kimball Farms independent living community and greatly enjoyed her many friends and daily activities. Phyllis was a communicant of St. Ann’s Church. Phyllis is survived by her children; Karen M. Zinchuk (Michael) of Lenox, Donna J. Lewis (Dennis) of Clifton Park, NY, Nancy Kiss (Henry Wolfer) of Monterey, grandchildren; Kyle A., Cameron M., and Hayden A. Zinchuk, Alexandra N. and Andrew M. Lewis, siblings; John Brock (Ann) of Marco Island, FL, Mary Bet Luke (Dick Werbeck) of Prescott, AZ, and Anthony Brock (Marie) of Capris, FL. Besides her husband and parents; Mrs. Kiss is predeceased by her sister Patricia Beloncik and her brother in law, George. The funeral for Phyllis M. Kiss who died May 19, 2018 will be held on Friday, May 25, at 10:00 a.m. from the Roche Funeral Home, followed by a Liturgy of Christian Burial at St. Ann’s Church at 11:00 a.m. officiated by the Rev. Monsignor John Bonzagni. Burial will follow in St. Ann’s Cemetery. Calling hours will be Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the Roche Funeral Home, 120 Main Street, Lenox, MA 01240. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the American Cancer Society in care of the funeral home.
Lenox – Phyllis M. Kiss, 83, of Lenox died Saturday, May 19, 2018 at Kimball Farms Nursing Care Center after a brief illness, surrounded by her loving family. Mrs. Kiss was born on January 9, 1935 in Granville, NY to the late Edward P.... View Obituary & Service Information
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