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Barbara A. Phelps

October 20, 1930 ~ June 18, 2019 (age 88)


Barbara A. Phelps, age 88, of Hamden passed away on June 18, 2019 at Connecticut Hospice.  She was the beloved wife of the late Everett Phelps.  She was born in New Haven, Connecticut on October 20, 1930 to the late Herman and Mary M. (Miles) Donish. 

Barbara grew up in New Haven and retired after 20 years from Bayer Inc. in Milford. She enjoyed family functions, liked to cook, and play cards and lunch with her neighbors.  She was a devoted mother and grandmother and will be sadly missed. 

She is survived by her two sons, Timothy Phelphs and his girlfriend Beth Bacon of Middletown and Brian (Maria) Phelps of Guilford. She is also survived by four grandchildren, Jason, Jessica, Kaylie and Brian Jr. (BJ).  She is predeceased by a brother Harry Donish and a sister Patricia Mailhot.

Family and friends may visit Keenan Funeral Home, 238 Elm Street, West Haven, CT on Thursday, June 20, 2019 from 4 pm – 7 pm.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Friday, June 21, 2019 at 11 am, St. George Catholic Church, On the Green in Guilford. Interment to follow at St. Lawrence Cemetery, West Haven. 

To send flowers to Barbara's family, please visit our floral section.


June 20, 2019

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Keenan Funeral Home
238 Elm Street
West Haven, CT 06516

Mass of Christian Burial
June 21, 2019

11:00 AM
St. George Church
33 Whitfield Street
Guilford, CT 06437

June 21, 2019

12:30 PM
St. Lawrence Cemetery
280 Derby Avenue
West Haven, CT 06516

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