Topsfield — Mrs. Phyllis M. Lloyd-Whynot, 83, a resident of Topsfield and beloved wife of the late Charles R. Whynot, died at her home on Sunday, July 28, 2013.
Born in Staten Island, N.Y., on December 30, 1929, she was the beloved daughter of the late Grant L. Lloyd and Iva (Mills) Lloyd-MacDonald. Phyllis worked as a teacher and tutorial supervisor for the Landmark School for many years. In her spare time, she enjoyed dancing, reading, knitting, and playing Scrabble. She also loved gardening, enjoyed painting and playing mahjong. She will be deeply missed.
Phyllis is survived by her loving children, Rev. Rufus Grant and his wife, Deidre Whynot of Romania, Christopher E. Whynot and his wife, Nancy Stone-Hudson of Salem, N.H., Leslie K. Whynot-O'Connor and her husband, Raymond O'Connor of Monson, and Ann M. Whynot-Papadopulu and her fiance, Sofia Zaralidis, both of Haverhill; six grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
ARRANGEMENTS: Her funeral service will be celebrated in the Burke-Magliozzi Funeral Home, 390 North Main Street, Andover, on Thursday, August 1, at 1 p.m. Interment will be private. Donations in Phyllis' memory may be made to the Boxford Council on Aging, 4 Middleton Rd., Boxford, MA 01921, or to the Merrimack River Feline Rescue Society, 63 Elm St., Salisbury, MA 01952. For additional information, please visit www.burkemagliozzi.com.