Phyllis A. Lindroth

1942 - 2016

FLY CREEK - Phyllis A. Lindroth, 74, of Fly Creek, passed away unexpectedly, Sunday morning, May 1, 2016, at Focus Rehabilitation and Nursing Center at Otsego.

She was born April 29, 1942, in Cortland, daughter of the late Leslie and Elizabeth Kinner of Marathon.

Phyllis attended Marathon Central School, graduating in 1960. She graduated from Utica School of Beauty Culture in 1961 and moved to Cooperstown shortly after, with her best friend, Angie, working as a beautician in the area. This is where she met the love of her life, Harry, and they married on May 18, 1963. She worked for the Farm and Home Bargain Center and Great American for many years and also owned a craft shop, Home Sweet Home, with her daughter, Tammi. 

Phyllis enjoyed spending time with her husband and family at her beloved home on Keating Road. In her earlier years she enjoyed sewing, crafting, gardening and later on, scrapbooking, with her friends. She also loved going to car shows with Harry in his "old cars".

She is survived by her loving husband of 53 years, Harry Lindroth, Sr. of Fly Creek; her daughter, Tammi (Rick) Kelly of Fly Creek; her son, Harry (Kim) Lindroth, Jr. of Bristol, CT; her grandchildren, Caitlin Kelly (fiance, Don Corns) of Toddsville, Morgan Kelly of Fly Creek, Mackenzie and Spencer Lindroth of Bristol, CT; a special nephew, Michael Bosley and his son, Kadyn, of Hartwick, along with many nieces, nephews and special friends, and her "grand-dogs", Abby and Dozer.

Friends may pay their respects, from 4 - 6 p.m. Wednesday, May 4, 2016, at the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

Friends are welcome to join the family for a celebration of Phyllis' life at a graveside ceremony at 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 5, 2016, at the Fly Creek Valley Cemetery on Cemetery Road in Fly Creek. The Rev. Sharon Rankins-Burd, pastor of Fly Creek United Methodist Church will officiate.

Donations in Phyllis' name may be made to the Fly Creek Emergency Squad, P. O. Box 218, Fly Creek, NY 13337.

Arrangements are under the care and guidance of the Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown.

If you would like to send condolences to the family, send an email to Connell, Dow & Deysenroth. We will forward your comments to the family. If you would like to send flowers in memory of the deceased, contact Mohican Flowers at (607) 547-8822, or A Rose is a Rose at (607) 264-3100.