Phyllis Marie Russell (Fialho)

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Phyllis Marie Russell (Fialho)

November 05, 1926 - October 18, 2018

Phyllis Marie Russell (Fialho) Port Charlotte, FL - Phyllis (Fialho) Russell, 91, of Port Charlotte, Fla. died October 18, 2018, at Signature Health, Port Charlotte Florida.
She was born November 5, 1926 to Mattie (Walen) and Felisbert Fialho in Gloucester, Mass.
Phyllis attended Gloucester High School and graduated in 1944. She furthered her education and became an X-ray technologist in 1948, graduating from the Mass school of PT for X-ray technologist.
She married Robert Watters and together had 5 children; Susan, Carol, Nancy, Edward and Timothy.
She worked as a full time mother in her early years and later as a financial planner at WCNB.
Phyllis married Vernon Russell in 1982, and retired to Venice, Florida in 1990 where she enjoyed boating, golfing, tennis, bocce ball and family.
Phyllis is survived by her children Susan Clancy-Bowne of Guilford, Vt., Carol (Thomas) Fabian, of Port Charlotte, Florida, Nancy (Mark) Bouvier of North Brookfield, Edward of Westwood, New Jersey, and Timothy (Kathleen) of Portland, Oregon, 11 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband Vernon in August of 2017, her mother, father, and her siblings "Doc" Donnie Fialho, Virginia Kane, and Paul Fialho.
A Memorial will be held at Cathedral of the Pines in Rindge, N.H. November 9 at 1 p.m. Inurnment will be at Sarasota National Cemetery, Florida, in December. Arrangements made by Larry Taylor Funeral and Cremation Services in Punta Gorda, FL. Donations may be made to Tidwell Hospice 5955 Rand Blvd., Sarasota, FL 34238
Published on November 5, 2018
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