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Phyllis Hymers

March 2, 1936- January 31, 2024

Passed away peacefully with family by her side at Huronlea Home for the Aged on Wednesday January 31, 2024 in her 87th year.

Beloved wife of the late Stewart Hymers (2004). Loving mother of Brian (Jackie) Hymers of Goderich, Barry “Toad” (Blanche) Hymers of Moorefield, Bonnie (Steven) Leith of Newry and Brenda Hymers of Wingham. Cherished grandmother of Greg (Nicole), Laura (Derek), Abby (Dennis), Cody (Amanda), Kayla (Matt), Shayne (Sheila) and Andrew (friend Dani). She will be remembered by her 13 great grandchildren.

Survived by her Sister Norma Fischer, brother Allan (Mildred) Townsend, Murray Townsend, Doug (Ann) Townsend and sister-in-law Mary Ellen Townsend. Predeceased by her parents Norman and Viola Townsend, her brother Herb Townsend and brother-in-law Jack Fischer.

Phyllis was a mother to many in the community and always welcomed everyone with open arms and made sure they left with a full belly. She spent lots of time volunteering with the Renegade Car Club.


Friends and family will be received on Thursday February 1, 2024 from 6-9 PM at the Brenneman Funeral Home, 14 John st Atwood. Funeral service will be held on February 2, 2024 at 11 AM at the funeral home. Interment at Donegal Cemetery will be held in the spring. Rev Beth Kerr and Ruth long will be officiating. Donations may be made to Huronlea Residents Council, Atwood United Church and the Listowel Legion 259. Online condolences may be made at


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