June 4, 1951 – November 11, 2020
Fay Ann (nee Purdue) Phillips of Semans, SK passed away November 11, 2020 at the age of 69 years. Fay was born on June 4, 1951 to Norman and Dora Purdue. Fay is predeceased by her parents, Norman and Dora; and her husband, Robert Ray (Chummy) Phillips who passed in 1989. Left to mourn her passing are son Jamie, and grandson Preston; and son Colin (Ellen) and granddaughters Danika and Courtney. Her brother Douglas (Marlene), niece Joelene, nephew Ashley; brother Raymond; and her sister Edna (John) Stelwagen and nephews, Stephen and Devon.
Fay grew up on the Purdue family farm outside of Raymore. While working in Semans in 1977, she met and married Chummy of Semans, SK in July 1983. Over the years, Fay waitressed at Myrna's Cafe, Semans Hotel, and worked at the grocery store. In the mid-90's, she became a teacher’s aide working at Semans, Punnichy and then mainly at Raymore school, until her retirement in 2013. Fay was involved in various groups such as the Royal Canadian Legion, Semans Rec Centre, and the Semans Alphabet Players drama club. Fay, also known as "Auntie Fay", enjoyed many coffee visits and card games with family and friends, and especially enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren.
A memorial service to celebrate Fay’s life will be held at a later date.
Memorial donations may be made in Fay’s name to the Silver Heights Nursing Home Ladies Auxiliary or the Saskatchewan Alzheimer’s Society.
Arrangements entrusted to Conley Funeral Home, Raymore, Wynyard, Wolseley, and Fort Qu’Appelle SK. 306-746-100
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