Phyllis J. Bartlett, 93, Watertown

WATERTOWN, NY —  The funeral service for Phyllis J. Bartlett will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, Oct. 25, 2021, at Reed & Benoit Funeral Home with Rev. Jeffrey E. Smith officiating. Burial will follow in North Watertown Cemetery. A calling hour will precede the service at the funeral home beginning at 12:00 p.m.

Phyllis passed away Tuesday, Oct. 19, 2921, at Samaritan Summit Village. She was 93 years old.

Born Nov. 27, 1927, in Watertown, a daughter to Margaret and Arthur Davison, she was educated at Immaculate Heart Academy.

On October 16, 1949 she married Lorne Albert Bartlett at the Church of the Redeemer. Mr. and Mrs. Bartlett traveled around the country, especially to Cape Cod, which they visited many times. Mr. Bartlett passed away March 6, 2016.

Phyllis lived her entire life in Watertown and spent summers at their camp in Clayton. Initially, Phyllis worked at New York Telephone Company, and later would stay at home to take care of her family. More recently, Phyllis worked at Bedazzled in Salmon Run Mall as a store clerk.

Phyllis is survived by three sons, Gary (Joanne) Bartlett, Felts Mills, Randy (Cheryl) Bartlett, Watertown, and Mark (Terese) Bartlett, Adams Center; six grandchildren, Aimee (David) Blair, Michigan, Jan Wainwright, Michigan, Andrew (Savannah), Adams Center, Kathryn (Logan) McNitt, Lacona, Danielle (Jamie) Whitcomb, Watertown, and Sarah Bartlett (fiancé Dylan Davis), Watertown; two great-granddaughters, Aubree and Abigail; two great-grandsons, Nolan and Asher.

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Arrangements are with Reed & Benoit Funeral Home, Inc.