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Phyllis D. Menchey

March 25, 1934 ~ April 10, 2022 (age 88)


Phyllis D. Menchey, 88, of Westminster, died on Sunday, April 10, 2022 at Carroll Lutheran Healthcare Center. Born on March 25, 1934 in Westminster, she was the daughter of the late Guy Washington Owings and Hazel Virginia Gesell Owings. 

Before retiring she worked in Customer Service at Black and Decker. She graduated from Westminster High School in 1952 and was a member of Trinity Lutheran Church in Smallwood. She enjoyed spending time with family, feeding her birds and squirrels in her backyard, going to concerts, traveling, going out to dinner, sightseeing, and annual trips to Vermont in the fall with her sisters. 

She is survived by four children, Bruce Menchey of Westminster, Jacquelyn Waddell and husband Wayne of Littlestown, Pa., Robyn McGrew of Westminster, and Michelle Menchey and Roland Blizzard, Jr of Westminster; two sisters, Fay Owings and Gayle Shanaberger both of Westminster and sister-in-law Carolyn Owings of Hampstead; three grandchildren, Gregory W. McGrew and wife Rebecca of Gettysburg, Michael Menchey of Hampstead, and Krysta Frock of Westminster; five great-grandchildren, Audrey, Grady, Keegan, Sawyer, and Emmilyn. She is also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. 

In addition to her parents, Phyllis is predeceased by three brothers, Carl Owings, Neal Owings, and Wayne “Butch” Owings.

The family will receive friends on Thursday, April 14, 2022 from 2:00 to 4:00 and 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Fletcher Funeral & Cremation Services, 254 East Main Street, Westminster, MD. 21157. 

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, April 15, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. at Trinity Lutheran Church, 833 Deer Park Road, Westminster, Md. 21157 with Rev. Melissa Helfer officiating. Interment will follow at Trinity Lutheran Church Cemetery. 

Flowers are welcome, and/or contributions can be made in her name to Trinity Lutheran Church Smallwood, in Westminster. 

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April 14, 2022

2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Fletcher Funeral and Cremation Services (Westminster)

April 14, 2022

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Fletcher Funeral and Cremation Services

Funeral Service
April 15, 2022

11:00 AM
Trinity Lutheran Church
833 Deer Park Rd.
Westminster, Maryland 21158

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