Phyllis M. (MacDonald) McDermott, 88, passed away on January 25, 2020. She was the beloved wife of the late John E. McDermott, Sr.
Born in Nantucket, MA, Phyllis was the daughter of the late Addison and Gladys (McGrath) MacDonald.
Phyllis had been employed as a telephone operator and as a professional secretary before her retirement.
She is survived by her sons, Ross, Brian, and John, Jr. McDermott, a sister, Joan Richmond, 8 grandchildren, 9 great grandchildren and 1 great great grandchild. Phyllis was predeceased by her son, Bruce McDermott and her brother, Ross MacDonald.
Visitation, Friday, January 31, beginning at 10 am with a service to follow at 12 noon in the Russell J. Boyle & Son Funeral Home, 142 Centerville Rd, Warwick. Burial to follow in the Rhode Island Veteran's Cemetery, Exeter. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Phyllis's memory to: United Way of Rhode Island, 50 Valley St, Providence, RI 02909.
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