Wilma June McClanahan Phillips Ansell, 85, of Dawson, passed away Tuesday, August 17, 2021 at Harmon House, Mt. Pleasant. Born June 16, 1936 in Perryopolis, she was the daughter of the late John and Elsie Baine McClanahan. A lifelong resident of Dawson, Mrs. Ansell was a very dedicated member of the Perryopolis First Christian Church where she was a Sunday school teacher for over 40 years. June was retired from Frazier School District, where she worked in the cafeteria serving many students over the years. She also enjoyed reading, gardening, crocheting, macramé and most importantly spending time with her grandchildren who were her life.
She is survived by two sons & daughter in law Jeffrey & Cindy Phillips of Dawson, John & Vicky Phillips of Dawson; step children Donna Sundin, David & Tami Ansell of Dawson, Judy & Bob Keefer of Dawson; grandchildren Greg & Kim Phillips, Dawn & Jason McCoy, Shalyn & Bill Hardy, Tyler & Roseanna Phillips; great grandchildren Kaleb, Kaden, Aiden, Connor, Jensen, Trevor and Cordelia. She is preceded in death by her first husband Donald J. Phillips, second husband Kenneth Ansell; daughter Linda Marie Phillips and a sister Mabel Dorsey.
Visitation will be held Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 PM at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC, Family Owned and Operated, 191 Liberty St. Perryopolis, PA 724-736-2515. Funeral services will be held Saturday at the Parzynski Funeral Home & Cremations LLC at 10:00 AM with the Rev. Melissa Snyder of Perryopolis First Christian Church officiating. Interment will take place in Mt. Washington Cemetery. In accordance with state mandates social distancing must be maintained.
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