Phyllis Mitchell Reuille, 79
Phyllis Mitchell Reuille of Skowhegan, Maine, formerly of West Wareham, died Jan. 3 after a cougraous battle against cancer.
Phyllis was the beloved wife of the late Thomas Dale Reuille, Sr. She was the mother of Richard N. Mitchell, Jr. and Patrick G. Mitchell of Carrabassett Valley, Maine; Denise L. Comeau of Skowhegan, Maine; Philip B. Mitchell of Kingfield, Maine and Peggy Bowser of Eau Claire, Pennsylvania. Her step-children include Richard L. Reuille, Thomas D. Reuille & Kelly M. Reuille of Ohio.
She leaves one brother. George H. Boyd of Strong, Maine and sister Virginia M. Eldridge of Bradenton, Florida. She was the loving step sister of Ronald Chepren of Hobe Sound, Florida; Marilyn Stetkis of Cannan, Maine; John Chepren of Middleboro; Judith Wills of New Portland, Maine and Jeanne Chepren of North Carolina. She was the daughter of the late George H. Boyd and Lorriane Chepren. She was pre- deceased by brothers Warren J. Boyd and Robert Chepren.
Her grandchildren include Hunter, Chelsea, Jordan, Daphne, Melissa, Daniel, Amber, Jonah, Rachel and Erica. She also had eight great grandsons and four great granddaughters.
Phyllis was retired from from the health, life and investment field. Her love was writing and she was the publisher of the Maine Mountain Digest. She wrote for local newspapers, with a humorous column called “Sounding Off,” which she later compiled and published. Her work appeared in Modern Maturity, Maine Publicity Bureau, and Sno-track magazine.
At the time of her death, she lived happily in Skowhegan with her husband, who pre-deceased her by one week, where she enjoyed gardening and cooking. Her last book was written about her younger brother, Warren Boyd, titled “I Was Never That Bad,” which she just finished two months ago. A memorial ceremony is planned for the spring.