Obituary for Phyllis Goulden
Phyllis M. Goulden, 85, of York, died on October 7, 2017 at Providence Place, Dover. She was the wife of the late Donald F. Goulden. Born in York on April 8, 1932, she was the daughter of the late Stewart F. and Anetta (Backel) Shermeyer.
She worked for several sewing factories and garment manufacturers around York, and then spent 29 years working for McCrory’s Distribution Center in York. Phyllis had a great love of animals, especially dogs. She also enjoyed hosting celebrations for family and friends. Gardening was another favorite of hers, especially her rose garden.
She is survived by five sons, Donald F. Goulden, Jr. and his wife Joyce of Dallastown, Larry E. Goulden and his wife Deb of York, James E. Goulden of York, Dennis A. Goulden and his wife Rebecca of Mt. Wolf, and Mark L. Goulden and his wife Misty of York; 10 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren; and a sister, Julia Anderson of York. She was preceded in death by a son, Robert and 2 sisters, Betty and Colleen.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, October 13, 2017 at 11:00 am at Mount Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2164 Mount Zion Road, York with Rev. Brian A. McClinton officiating. A viewing will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am Friday at the church. Burial will be in Mount Zion Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the SPCA of York County, 3159 Susquehanna Trail N., York, PA 17406.
Arrangements by the Etzweiler Funeral Homes and Cremation Service, 1111 East Market Street, York, PA 17403.