Phyllis Yvonne (Kirkman) Saver

Saver, Phyllis Y.Phyllis Yvonne (Kirkman) Saver, age 90, of Brookville, PA, passed away peacefully at the Penn Highlands Brookville Hospital on Friday, January 29, 2016.

She was born in Brookville on March 14, 1925 to the late John T. and Claire (Suffolk) Kirkman.

She was first married to Eugene Brocius who preceded her death; she later married Louis Saver, who also precedes her in death.

Phyllis worked for the Brookville Glove Factory many years ago but primarily was a homemaker. She lived on Route 322 but most recently was a resident of the Jefferson Manor. While a resident there she volunteered as a “Peer” to help new residents acclimate to their surroundings. She was a member of the Bell Choir, and she loved to participate in the planned activities that Jefferson Manor would have.

She is survived by 1 son, Larry (Rae) Saver; 3 daughters, Lois (Bo) Foster, Linda (Jerry) Bishop, and Lana Siverling; 1 brother, Charles Kirkman; 1 sister, Lois (Dedy) Kerner; 7 grandchildren, Andy (Rebecca) Kalgren, Stacy Wahl, Kelly (Bill) Havrilla, Renee and Amber Siverling, Kayla Bishop, and Elizabeth Saver; 3 great-grandchildren, William Havrilla, Zane and Ian Wahl.

In addition to her husbands and parents, she is preceded in death by 1 brother, Leo Kirkman; 2 sisters, Wanda Himes and Francis Swartz; her half-brother Theodore Kirkman; her half-sister Madeline Proof; and her son Louis G. Saver.

Family and friends will be received on Monday, February 1, 2016, from 5-8pm, at the McKinney – d’Argy Funeral Home, 345 Main St., Brookville, PA, 15825.

A second viewing will take place on Tuesday, February 2, 2016, from 9-11am, also at the funeral home. A funeral service will immediately follow the second viewing, beginning at 11am, with Pastor Tom Young, of the Williamsburg Community Bible Church of God, officiating.

Interment will take place at the Butler Cemetery in Pinecreek Twp., Jefferson Co., PA.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name to the Jefferson Manor Health Center, 417 Rt., 28 N, Brookville PA, 15825.

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