Phyllis Adele Bardeen Standish
Age 78, of Trumansburg and formerly Reading Center, NY, passed away unexpectedly on April 26, 2013 at Cayuga Medical Hospital with loved ones at her side, including son Jack. Phyllis was born March 14, 1935 in Dundee, NY, to parents William Revere Bardeen and Emma May (Webster) Bardeen. She was preceded in death by her father, William Revere Bardeen and mother, Emma May (Webster) Bardeen; husband Jack Lee Standish; and son Lloyd Eugene Standish; as well as siblings, Morris Bardeen and Viola Fultz. She is survived by a sister, Doris Ann (Bardeen) Hager; children, Jack Lee Standish II, and Mona Rae (Gary) Bibow; grandchildren, Anthony Lloyd Hall (son of Mona) and Jonathon Lee Clawson (son of Jack); and numerous nephews and nieces. Early in her life, she and her 3 children were involved with The Squires Drum and Bugle Corps. With this organization she also traveled throughout the country as a chaperone. This was an enjoyable time in Phyllis’s life and would continue to share stories with people often. Phyllis worked very hard supporting her 3 children by maintaining and picking grapes by hand at numerous Finger Lakes vineyards. Phyllis enjoyed cross stitching, crocheting, singing, and spending time outside tending to yard work and flowers. She also enjoyed being with family and friends. Phyllis also enjoyed riding motorcycle with a large group of friends. She was a member of several groups throughout her life, including North American Forty Touring Club, Retreads Motorcycle Club, as well as a Trike Organization. She and special friend Judy Craft traveled all over the country as well as Canada. Her love of singing also allowed her to sing with Sweet Adelines, Trumansburg Chorus, Canandaigua Chorus and Seneca Sound Waves. Visitation will be at the Burdett Presbyterian Church, Church St. in Burdett, on Wednesday, May 1st, from 2pm-4pm; followed by a memorial service at 4:00pm. Burial will be at Pleasant View Cemetery in Reading Center at a later date. You may sign a guestbook or “Light a Candle” in her memory online at www.Royce-Chedzoy.com. Arrangements by Royce-Chedzoy Funeral Home, Watkins Glen.