Margaret Phillips, North Benton, Ohio

Gednetz-Ruzek & Brown Funeral Home and Cremation Service

August 2, 2021

Margaret Phillips, North Benton, Ohio - obit
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NORTH BENTON, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – Margaret Theresa Phillips, of North Benton passed away on Monday, August 2, 2021, at Crandall Medical Center.

Margaret was born in North Lima on October 5, 1932, the daughter of the late Edward and Mary (Mick) McLaughlin and wife for 60 years to the late, Keith D. Phillips.

She was a homemaker and worked at Modern Display Plastics in Sebring.

Margaret enjoyed exercise, walking outdoors and was known as an incredible baker and undefeated champion pie baker.

She and husband, Keith, were members of East Goshen Friends Church.

Survivors include her children, Michael (Mary) Phillips of Cincinnati, Keith E. (Gloria Trujillo) Phillips of Singapore and stepsons, Daniel Phillips of Indiana and James Phillips of Alliance. She is also survived by three sisters, Agnes Ridgeway, Theresa Long and Jenny Troutman.

Besides her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a son, two brothers and three sisters.

A funeral service will be held on Thursday, August 12, 2021, at Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home in Sebring at 1:00 p.m. with Pastor Josh White officiating. Visitation will be held prior to the service from 12:00 – 1:00 p.m.

Burial will take place in East Goshen Cemetery in Beloit.

Memorial contributions can be made in Margaret’s honor to the East Goshen Friends Church, 16818 S. Range, Beloit, OH 44609.

Friends may sign the guest register and send condolences online at

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A television tribute will air Wednesday, August 11 at the following approximate times: 5:17 a.m. on WKBN, 8:39 a.m. on FOX, 5:21 p.m. on WYTV and 6:35 p.m. on MyYTV.

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