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Phyllis Jeane (Hamilton) Heath

June 16, 1949 - March 28, 2022


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    Bridget says

    My “sis”… Phyllis and I knew each other for over 45 years…… A true friend indeed but also a “sis”…. I was very fortunate to spend time with you in the last few days too and will never forget. You also shared your sisters and sister in law to me and I am blessed by all. We miss you so very much. Jim you married a wonderful , wonderful lady. HUGS

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    David and Kate Howard says

    Our deepest sympathies to all of Phyllis’s family and friends. Phyllis was a kind person and a loving soul. She was of great comfort to me personally during the loss of her brother. Her warmth and calming words will remain in my heart forever. May Gods arms embrace her for eternity.

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    Pam Pfeffer says

    Mel and I want to extend our condolences to Jim and the entire family. Phyllis was a kind, compassionate, loving woman. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.
    Pam and Mel Pfeffer

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    Pam Pfeffer says

    Our deepest sympathies to Jim and all of Phyllis family. She was the most understanding, kind and compassionate person we knew. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of her family.

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    Pam Pfeffer says

    Our deepest sympathies to Jim and Phyllis family. She was one of the most caring, loving and compassionate person we knew. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of her family.
    Pam and Mel Pfeffer

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    Courtney Ticen says

    I’m very sorry to hear of her passing. I worked with Phyllis for 3 yeara at the WL Public library. She was very caring and loved hearing about my life as a college student. She will be missed by many.

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    Melanie Henry says

    I want to give my condolences to Phyllis’ friends and family. I worked with Phyllis for 3 years at the WL Library. She was so kind, hilarious and caring. I never heard her say an unkind word, & she was always one of my favorite people to talk to. She gave me SO many incredible book recommendations over the years; I’ll always cherish our memories & think of Phyllis every time I read one of “our” books💜

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    Linda Berch says

    Phyllis was a fine person. I worked with her many years ago at West Lafayette Public Library. She was always kind to everyone and always positive. She helped me in more ways than I can count when I worked there as a library back in the late 1970s and early 1980s. I was a children’s librarian when I first started working there and she helped me organize the summer reading club as the new librarian. The Yellow Brick Road was the theme. We had a community service worker who was hearing impaired. That was when Phyllis became interested in sign language, and according to this obituary, this interest continued throughout her life. The angels of heaven will be glad to greet Phyllis Hamilton. She was one of the best souls to ever walk this planet.

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Phyllis Jeane (Hamilton) Heath, 72, of West Lafayette, IN, passed away on March 28, 2022. She was born
on June 16, 1949, in Jefferson, IA, to William Henry Hamilton and Barbara Louise (Pond) Hamilton. After
completing her education, Phyllis enjoyed working for over 40 years as an assistant librarian for West
Lafayette Public Library. She later met and married her husband, James Heath, on June 16, 1984, he
survives. Phyllis had many joys in life, she loved crocheting, spending time with her family, was
proficient in ASL which she enjoyed learning to communicate with a friend, and also enjoyed baking –
especially making batches of cookies for her nephews.

In addition to her husband, James Heath, she was survived by her sister, Dale Verger; sister, Marilyn
Hamilton; sister-in-law, Cathy Hamilton; nephews, Paul (Leah) Hamilton and Ted (Lynn) Hamilton; two
great-nephews, Kyle Hamilton and Tyler Hamilton; her great-niece, Zella Hamilton; and special friends,
Leo and Bridget Voght, as well as Ron and Joan Armold.

In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her brother, Roger Hamilton.
Online condolences can be left to the family at www.tippecanoememorygardens.com. Tippecanoe
Funeral & Cremation Services is honored to be assisting the family with the arrangements.