Phillippi, Doris Proffit
Birth: Sunday, March 07, 1926 in Roanoke, Virginia
Residence: California, Maryland
Death: Friday, March 11, 2016 at the age of 90
Laid to Rest: Wednesday, March 16, 2016 in the Charles Memorial Gardens, Leonardtown, Maryland
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Doris Proffit Phillippi, 90, of California, MD passed away on March 11, 2016 at MedStar St. Mary's Hospital. She was born on March 7, 1926 in Roanoke, VA to the late John Francis and Anna Pearl Slusher Proffit.
On February 1, 1950 Doris married the late John Warren Phillippi, Sr in Shawsville, VA. Together they celebrated over 60 wonderful years of marriage. Doris was educated at Converse College in Spartanburg, SC and Duke University in Durham, NC where she graduated in 1948 with a Bachelor of Science in nursing. After many years of dedicated service as an emergency room nurse, she retired from St. Mary's Hospital in 1981.
Doris is survived by her children, Susan Beuerlein (Carl) of Murfreesboro, TN; John W. Phillippi, Jr. (Ada) of Greensboro, NC; Robert G. Phillippi, Sr. (Karen) of California, MD; her grandchildren, Robert W. Phillippi, Jr., John Phillippi, Jessica Phillippi and Jennifer Scottland; her great grandchildren, Vivian, Terrance and Sophia; a sister, Betty Mann of Roanoke, VA. In addition to parents and her husband, John Warren Phillippi, Sr., she is also preceded in death by a son, Scott D. Phillippi and her siblings, Helen Stultz, Ernest Proffit and Melvin Proffit.
Family will receive friends on Wednesday, March 16, 2016 from 10:00 - 11:00 a.m., with a Funeral Service celebrated by Pastor Lori Hayes at 11:00 a.m. at Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., 22955 Hollywood Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Interment will follow in Charles Memorial Gardens, 26325 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown, MD 20650.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Hospice of St. Mary's, Post Office Box 625, Leonardtown, MD 20650. Arrangements by the Brinsfield Funeral Home, P.A., Leonardtown, MD.