In Remembrance of Kathryn "Kay" Alice Rinaldi Phillips
Kathryn "Kay" Alice Rinaldi PhillipsGalloway, New Jersey and formerly of Dunmore June 17, 1934 ~ December 24, 2011 Date of Service: December 30, 2011
Kathryn "Kay" Alice Rinaldi Phillips, 77, of Dunmore, PA and Galloway, NJ went home to be with the Lord on Saturday, December 24, 2011.
She was a devoted wife, a wonderful mother, and a beloved grandmother who touched the lives of everyone she met.
Born in Dunmore, she was the daughter of the late Alice Oleksy Rinaldi and Salvatore Rinaldi.
She attended Dunmore High School (1952) and married (1954) Leonard Phillips (deceased).
Surviving her are her three children Deborah Thomas, Michael Phillips, and Luann Ibbotson.
Kay will be deeply missed by her children as well as her sons-in-law, Jerry Thomas and James Ibbotson, and daughter-in-law, Abby Phillips. Kay was also blessed with grandchildren Jesse, Erik, and Dustin Thomas; Leonard Rye, Bria, and Harlan Cole Phillips; great-grandchildren Justus, Jeriko, and Chase Thomas; two brothers Vito Rinaldi and John Rinaldi (deceased).
Kay enjoyed knitting, gardening, shopping and cooking. Her favorite holiday was Christmas. She cherished cooking the traditional Italian Feast of the Seven Fishes for family on Christmas Eve and sipping coffee while sharing her famous nut and poppy roll on Christmas morning.
The funeral will be Friday with mass at 9:30 a.m. in St. Anthony of Padua Church, Smith St., Dunmore. Interment, Mt. Carmel Cemetery, Dunmore. Friends may call Thursday evening in the Carlucci-Golden-DeSantis Funeral Home, Inc., 318 E. Drinker St., Dunmore from 5-7 p.m.
Those attending the mass are asked to go directly to the church.