Obituary: Phyllis M. Grindell |

Obituary: Phyllis M. Grindell

Phyllis M. Grindell

Dec. 21, 1933 – July 27, 2015

Phyllis M. Grindell, 81, of Dennisport, Massachusetts, formerly of Summit, Colorado, died Monday, July 27, 2015, at home after 15 years with dementia. She was the wife of Clyde N. Grindell for 62 years.

Born in Cambridge, Massachusetts, Phyllis was raised in Somerville, Massachusetts, where she graduated high school. She worked as a bank teller and, for many years, managed the family business, Grindell’s Ocean View Park in Dennisport, Massachusetts.

Phyllis was a winter resident of Summit, Colorado, for 25 years. She was an avid skier, enjoyed camping, sailing and traveling.

She was the loving mother of Gary and Bruce Grindell, and Cheryl Cochran; sister of Marilyn Terrell and grandmother of seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours will be held on Thursday, July 30, 2015, from 4-7 p.m., in the Hallett Funeral Home, 273 Station Ave., South Yarmouth, Massachusetts.

Funeral Service will be held on Friday, July 31, at 11 a.m., in the Funeral Home. Interment will be held on Monday, August 3, at 10:30 a.m., in the Massachusetts National Cemetery, MacArthur Blvd, Bourne, Massachusetts.

In lieu of flowers, donations in her memory may be made to the Breckenridge Outdoor Education Center, PO Box 697, Breckenridge, Colorado 80424.

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