Phyllis Heacox Tomashewski

Age 99, passed away peacefully surrounded by her children Saturday, February 24, 2024 in Bedford, Ohio.  She was the daughter of George and Bertha Heacox and was born in Derry, Pennsylvania October 29, 1924.  She was a graduate of Derry High School and Miss Conely’s School.  She worked at Latrobe Steel as a secretary in the 1940’s.

After marrying her husband William, now deceased, they moved to Penn Hills, Pennsylvania where they raised their family.  Phyllis was a long-time volunteer at Forbes Regional Hospital, The Penn Hills Food Bank and St. Susanna’s Church. Phyllis relocated to Ohio in the 2019 to be closer to family.

Phyllis is survived by her children, Janet (Rudolph), David (Patricia), Carol (Brett), William (Anthony), six grandchildren and five great grandchildren.

Friends received in the William F. Gross Funeral Home, Ltd. 11735 Frankstown Road (at Rodi Road) Penn Hills on Saturday, March 2, 2024 from 10:30 a.m. until the time of funeral prayers at 11:30 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at Christ the Divine Shepherd Parish St. Susanna Church, 200 Stotler Road, Pittsburgh, PA 15235 at 12 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a memorial donation to the charity of your choice.