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Phyllis Ruth Rummel

Obituary for Phyllis Ruth Rummel

November 11, 1933 - March 11, 2018
Wilmington, Delaware | Age 84


Phyllis Ruth Rummel, age 84, of Wilmington, DE, passed away peacefully on March 11, 2018, surrounded by her family. She was born on November 11, 1933, in Buffalo, NY, to the late Elmer O. Bearnard and Grace F. Wills. She was a beloved wife, mother, sister, and grandmother.
Phyllis was a talented homemaker and artist. She loved cooking for her family and enjoyed interior design and music. In addition, Phyllis, along with Frank, her beloved husband of 53 years, found great joy in traveling around the U. S., Europe, and her adopted home, Canada. Everything Phyllis pursued was a reflection of her unconditional love for her family and friends.
Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Diane Joyce Golden (Greg), Rehoboth Beach, DE, and Sue Ann Cox (Raymond), Newark, DE; sons, Douglas Frank Rummel (Carol), Wilmington, DE, Gregg Alan Rummel (Karen), Fairfax, VA, and Paul Philip Rummel, Wilmington, DE; brother-in-law, Dr. David Rummel (Nancy), Columbus, OH; 14 cherished grandchildren and six great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Phyllis was predeceased by her loving husband, M. Frank Rummel; her sister, Joyce Kanold; and best friends, Shirley and Gar Davidson.
Visitation and a celebration of life will be held from 1-3 PM on Sunday, March 18, 2018, at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, Inc., 122 W. Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital and sent in care of the funeral home.

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