2/24/2021 – Alberta M. Phillips, Dexter

Mrs. Alberta M. Phillips, 94, of Dexter, died February 22nd, at Samaritan Medical Center.

There will be a Spring Graveside Service at Three Mile Bay Cemetery at a time to be announced.

She was born February 21st, 1927, the daughter of Claude and Mabel Shaw Brown.

On June 30th, 1945, she married William J. Phillips, at the Fort Drum Church.

She worked as a chamber lady for the Barracks Club in Cape Vincent. She was a Bulina Clothing Dealer, worked for a time at Northland Motors on Bradley Street in Watertown, and also worked for a time at Faichneye Instruments in Watertown.

Alberta enjoyed volunteering at various food pantries. She was a member of the United Methodist Church in Dexter.

Surviving are four sons, Donald Phillips of Watertown,  Gary (Heather) Phillips of Cape Vincent, Randy (Julie) Phillips of Sodus, and Vernon Phillips of Boonville; two daughters, Dawn Snyder of Evans Mills, and daughter Jacquelyn Weaver of Watertown; 19 grandchildren; 32 great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Besides her husband, William, two sons, Charles and Timothy, a sister, June Scarabino, and a grandson Billy Snyder, predeceased her.


  1. Warren Weidner Posted

    Prayets for the family, sorry about your mother passing. Warren and Margie Weidner

    Prayers for Alberta’s family. So sorry about your mother’s passing, Warren and Margie

  2. Mickey Orvis Posted

    Our thoughts and prayers go out to Phillips family in the loss of your Mom , Mickey and Teresa Orvis

  3. Patricia L Fairchild Posted

    Our family was so sorry to hear of the passing of you beloved mother Alberta and our loving aunt. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of your loss. Aunt Alberta was a very special and loving lady and she will be missed by all that knew her. Love to you all, Your Cousin Patricia Larsen Fairchild and Family.

    • Heather Phillips Posted

      Thank you so much,she was an amazing woman,made it to 94 yrs old! Quite an accomplishment ! We will all miss her dearly,but we have many wonderful memories of her to get us thru,om bdhalf of the Phillips Family we all thank you !

  4. Shirley Henderson Posted

    So very sorry to here of Aunt Alberta’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all during this time of loss. I only remember seeing Uncle Jack and Aunt Alberta when you spent a couple of days in Missouri before going on to California to Grandma Phillips. Even though I was quite young at the time I remember that visit fondly and often. Love to you all, Cousin Shirley (Morgan) Henderson.

  5. Heather Phillips Posted

    Thank you so much,Gary says he kinda remembers those trips but it was so long ago, we have many wonderful memories of both her and dad,it’s a process,but we are getting thru it.on behalf of the Phillips family,thank you for the kind words and the memories.

  6. Barbara LaClair Posted

    My sincere condolences to the Phillips family on the passing of their Mom

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