- Local Guide
Phyllis C. McCabe, 79, Brookville, died Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2012, at her residence.
She was born Feb. 27, 1932, in Norristown, a daughter of the late Arnold and Clara Crabtree.
Jan. 31, 1953, in Norristown, she married Regis F. McCabe, who preceded her in death.
Mrs. McCabe work at the Refractory in Norristown, her fatherâ€™s yarn factory and as a pork roll vendor in Atlantic City. She was also the bookkeeper for McCabe Drug Store, which she owned, and she also worked briefly for Nationwide Insurance in the 1950s.
She was a member of the Civic Club, Bridge clubs, the Brookville Area Business Association and the Penn Square Community Church in Norristown.
Mrs. McCabe enjoyed reading Danielle Steel novels; watching movies on Lifetime; horse racing events; Atlantic City and the boardwalk; shopping and taking care of her family.
Surviving relatives include a daughter, Kathleen Ann McCabe of Brookville.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a sister, Lorraine Schmoll of Philadelphia; and a brother-in-law, Walter Schmoll of Philadelphia.
Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2012, at the McKinney Funeral Home, Brookville.
A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, at the funeral home with the Rev. William Laska officiating.
Interment will be in the Brookville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to Asera Care, 231 Allegheny Blvd., Suite B, Brookville, Pa. 15825; the Rebecca M. Arthurs Library, 223 Valley St., Brookville, Pa. 15825; or to a charity of the donorâ€™s choice.