Phyllis May Bailey, age 90, passed away Monday, January 9, 2023, at Rutland Regional Medical Center.
Phyllis was born in Sudbury on September 20, 1932. She was the daughter of Perley and Lula (Branch) Disorda, Sr. She grew up in Sudbury where she received her early education. June 22, 1948, she married Norman C. Bailey, Sr in Brandon. They made their home in Brandon where they raised their family. Mr. Bailey predeceased her in June 2002. Phyllis had worked at the Brandon Training School, for over 49 years. She retired as an Area Supervisor when the school closed. Following retirement, she and her late husband enjoyed snow birding 6 months at a time to Florida. She enjoyed arts and crafts, camping and eating seafood. Big family gatherings were a delight for her.
She is survived by her son; Norman C. Bailey, Jr and his wife Eunenie Bailey of Brandon, 2 daughters; Linda Stone of Brandon and Carol Racine and her husband Robert Racine of Leicester, and her daughter in-law Deborah Bailey of Leicester. Many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, nephews & cousins also survive her. She was also predeceased by a daughter; Pamela Sue Bailey, a son; Robert Bailey, her son in-law; David William Stone, 2 brothers; Perley Disorda, Jr and James “Mick” Disorda and 3 sisters; Viola Austin, Rachel Denis, and Jane Gove.
The funeral service will be held on Friday, January 13, 2023, at 1 PM, at the Brandon Congregational Church. Rev. Sara Rossigg, pastor will officiate. A private graveside committal service and burial will follow, in the family lot, at Pine Hill Cemetery in Brandon.
Friends may call at the Miller & Ketcham Funeral Home in Brandon on Friday, January 13, 2023 from 10 AM until 12 noon.
Memorial gifts in lieu of flowers may be made, in her memory to; Brandon Area Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 232, Brandon, VT 05733.