Phyllis J. Kagarise, 88, of Hanover, PA, entered God’s Eternal Care on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at the Hanover Hall Nursing Home.
Born January 12, 1933, in Hanover, PA, she was the daughter of the late Robert H. and Blanche R. (Strausbaugh) LeGore. Phyllis was the loving wife of the late Willard W. Kagarise who died July 29, 2005 and with whom she shared fifty-one years of marriage.
Phyllis was a member of Missionary Bible Baptist Church, Hanover, PA.
Phyllis worked at the Hanover Shoe Company for 5 years and then stayed home to raise her family.
Phyllis enjoyed reading, word puzzles, and making people smile.
Phyllis is survived by her children, Bill Kagarise and wife Linda of Glenville, PA, Donna Mobley and husband Jeff of New Oxford, PA, John Kagarise and wife Kay of Kent, OH, Jim Kagarise and wife Jill of Hanover, PA, Paul Kagarise and wife Bonnie of Hanover, PA, Barb Parvis and husband Ken of Hanover, PA, Kathy Smith and husband Joe of Bonneauville, PA, Jenny Parvis and husband Jim of Pickens, SC, and Andy Kagarise and wife Christina of Taneytown, MD; twenty-seven grandchildren; twenty-eight great-grandchildren; and a step sister-in-law, MaryJane LeGore.
Following cremation, a memorial service will be held 11:00AM, Saturday, January 23, 2021 at Missionary Bible Baptist Church, 920 Beck Mill Road, Hanover, PA with Pastor Mark Rhonke officiating. Burial will be private and at the convenience of the family. A visitation and time to share memories with the family will be held from 10:00-11:00AM, Saturday, January 23, 2021 at the church. Masks must be worn, and social distancing practiced.
Contributions may be made in memory of Phyllis to Missionary Bible Baptist Church, 920 Beck Mill Road, Hanover, PA 17331.
The Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory, Inc., 269 Frederick Street, Hanover, PA has been entrusted by the family with the funeral arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at www.kenworthyfh.com .
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