Phyllis J. Harmon


BAINBRIDGE - Phyllis J. Harmon passed away peacefully at Chenango Memorial Hospital in Norwich, surrounded by her family. She was born the daughter of Martin and Helen Abbene in Yonkers, on Oct.12th, 1942. In 1960, she married Allen (Joe) E. Harmon Jr., who was the love of her life.
Phyllis graduated from Guilford Central School as a member of the Class of 1960. She went on to work for her mom and dad at the Hideway in Guilford, and later worked at Marty's Hideaway Pizza in Sidney. Phyllis then worked in sales at many local hardware stores and lumberyards. She was well known for her smile and her ability to help everyone she met.
Phyllis loved to garden, cook, camp and enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren. She was an avid follower of BG sports and activities through her support for her children and grandchildren. She was an amazing crafter and decorated her home with hundreds of crocheted doilies and curtains. Phyllis was also a longtime member of various bowling leagues in Bainbridge and she enjoyed watching NASCAR and her grandsons race motocross.
Phyllis is survived by her two sons John (Cheryl) Harmon and Tim (Lisa) Harmon, both of Bainbridge; and her five grandchildren, Todd Harmon, Buffalo; Greg Harmon, Boston, Massachusetts; Brendan Harmon, Gloversville; Brooks Harmon, Bainbridge; and Matraca Harmon, Bainbridge; as well as her brother Martin Abbene Jr.
Phyllis was predeceased by both her parents, her husband Joe, granddaughter Logan Nicole, and her beloved cat, Dominoes.
Friends may call on the family from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday, July 15th at CH Landers Funeral Chapel, 21 Main St., Sidney, NY, with a memorial service to follow at 1 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in her name to the Delaware Valley Humane Society, 101 E. Main St. Sidney, NY 13838.
Private burial will take place at a later date in West Bainbridge Cemetery.
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Arrangements are under the direction of C.H. Landers Funeral Chapel, Sidney.
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Published on July 12, 2019
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Rosie Banner
Jul 12, 2019
My favorite memory of Phyllis was at get togethers when the adults would be sitting around talking and Phyllis would be in the yard playing ball with the grandkids.