Peacefully, Wednesday morning, January 23, 2013 Phyllis earned her angel wings and passed into God's hands.
Born January 29, 1927 in Meridan, Kans. She moved to Bell Gardens, Calif. in 1941. In 1949 she married Richard M. Pena.
Phyllis was a devoted mother. She worked in hospitality services. She loved her daughters, Hobo the cat, discussing politics, reading, the mountains, and visiting with family and friends. Her smile would brighten a room.
Phyllis is survived by her daughters, Toni Borene (Dennis) of Hemet, Calif. and Vicki Williams (Randy) of Phoenix, Ore. Grandchildren Sheila Zoller (Mike), Stuart and Dylan Williams; Dennis, Chris (Sara), and Jason Borene; and three great-grandchildren Cole, Brooke, and Amaru.
A memorial service will be held at Northridge Care Center, 3737 S. Pacific Hwy., Medford, Ore., Saturday, February 9, 2013 at 1:00 p.m. A special thank you for the thoughtful and compassionate care shared with mother by the staff at Northridge Assisted Living, your kindness will be remembered in our hearts. In lieu of flowers or donations please extend kindness and generosity to others in need.