Phyllis Lee Anderson Mack

Former Southold resident Phyllis Lee (née Stone) Anderson Mack of Cape Coral, Fla., died April 22, 2014, in Fort Myers, Fla., of complications from a long illness. She was 89. 

She was born Nov. 6, 1924, in Pittsburgh, Pa., to Lewis and Margaret Stone and later received her training as a nurse at the Philadelphia General Hospital School of Nursing. In 1946, Phyllis became a registered nurse and worked at Eastern Long Island Hospital in Greenport for 25 years. She was a member of Local 1199 SEIU Healthcare Workers East.

Phyllis was also a 50-year and life member of Eastern Star (Stirling Chapter 216) and was a grand officer of the Grand Chapter of New York. She also served as a Worthy Matron for the Stirling Chapter several times.

Phyllis was a devoted member of St. Peter’s Lutheran Church in Greenport from 1959 to 2004, when she lived in Southold, and Christ Lutheran Church in Cape Coral for the past 10 years.

Surviving are her four children: Adele (née Anderson) Miller of East Marion, wife of the late Lloyd, Charles (Janet) Anderson of Mattituck, James (Barbara) Anderson of Cutchogue and Irene (née Anderson) Devlin and her husband, Andrew, of Estero, Fla.; her twin sister, Cynthia Nelson of Virginia Beach, Va.; her brother, Milton Stone of Minnesota; 11 grandchildren, Sandra (John) Welch of North Carolina, Amy Dawn Miller of East Marion, Daniel (Joan) Miller of Cape Coral, Brian (Danielle) Anderson of Calverton, Scott (Jackie) Anderson of Greenport, Melissa Anderson of Cutchogue, Corey (Veronica) Anderson of New Mexico, Christine Devlin (Derrick) of Mattituck, Cheryl Devlin of Fort Myers, Bradley Devlin of Cape Coral and Kevin Devlin of Estero; and 19 great-grandchildren. She was predeceased by her former husband, the Rev. Harold E. Anderson.

The family received visitors April 27 at DeFriest-Grattan Funeral Home in Southold. The Rev. Carl Weaver conducted funeral services April 28 at St. Peter’s Lutheran Church. Interment took place at Calverton National Cemetery.

Memorial donations may be made to Eastern Long Island Hospital or St. Peter’s Lutheran Church.


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