Phyllis Ann (Fritch) Shick, 87, of Winfield Twp., Cabot went home to her Lord on Wednesday, January 30, 2019 in Butler Health System, Butler. She was born February 7, 1931 in Natrona Heights to the late Frederick C. Sr. and Helen M. (Hughes) Fritch. She was a graduate of Freeport Area High School, and the Allegheny Valley School of Nursing, and became a Registered Nurse. Phyllis married the love of her life, Raymond L. Shick, in 1952, and they raised their family in Cabot. When the children were in high school, she decided to expand her giving and worked at Concordia Lutheran Ministries Nursing Home in Cabot as a charge nurse. She enjoyed this very much, and she was well-loved by patients and co-workers alike. Her greatest joy was in her children and grandchildren. Phyllis was a life-long member of Zion United Methodist Church, Sarver, where she taught Vacation Bible School for a number of years. Phyllis leaves behind to cherish her memory, her daughter, Sally R. (Ronald) Fleischer of Sarver, her sons, William D. (Sheree) Shick of Butler, Richard A. (Cheryl) Shick and Gary T. (Cindy) Shick all of Sarver, her grandchildren, Ryan (Valerie) and Allison Fleischer, Lindsay (Codey) Clawson, Christopher Shick, Lisa and Amy Shick, Michael (Melanie) Shick, Brian (Samantha) Shick, her great-grandson, Ty Clawson, her sister, Beverly (John “Jack”) Doerr of Sarver, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death her parents mentioned above, her husband, Raymond L. Shick on December 21, 2005, her sister Sara F. Dolmayer, and her brother, Frederick C. Fritch, Jr. Family and friends will be received on Monday, February 4th from 11:00 am until the time of funeral ceremonies at 1:00 pm in the DENNIS J. DAUGHERTY FUNERAL HOME, 324 Fourth Street, Freeport, PA, 724-295-3100. Her pastor, Reverend Rob Wilson will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mt. Airy Cemetery, Harrison Twp. In lieu of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorial contributions may be made to the Zion United Methodist Church 438 Bear Creek Road, Sarver, PA 16055 or to a charity of the donor’s choice.
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