BROWNSVILLE — Funeral services for Phyllis J. Legac, 79, a former resident of Brownsville and a current resident of Ballston Spa, NY, who passed away April 5, 2012 at the Saratoga Hospital in Saratoga Springs, NY following a long illness, were held April 10 at the Brownsville Methodist Church. Rev. Connie Moser officiated. Committal services followed in the Brownsville Cemetery.
She was born March 6, 1933 in Springfield, VT the daughter of Harvey and Dorothy (Herrick) Barr.
She received her schooling in Springfield and graduated from Springfield High School.
She married Paul M. Legac on August 20, 1955 in Sunderland, Mass.
Mrs. Legac had many hobbies, which included gardening and ceramics. She enjoyed decorating her homes. She was fond of traveling around the world where she had visited many foreign countries while visiting friends. She had great interest in learning about different customs.
Phyllis also enjoyed cooking and preparing food for her family and many friends including special meals from foreign lands. She belonged to the Methodist Church Ladies Groups.
Survivors include her husband of 57 years, Paul M. Legac of Ballston Spa, NY; two sons, Jeffery Currie and his wife, Ellen of Baltimore, VT, and Francis Legac and his wife Margaret of Gansevoort, NY; one daughter Maureen Berson and her husband, Joseph of Red Creek, NY; one brother, Michael Barr and his wife, Ginny of Reading; two sisters, Janet Senna of Cavendish, VT and Rhonda Barr-Wolters and her husband, Tracy Wolters of Hardwick; one sister-in-law, Marion Barr of Reading; 10 grandchildren; 14 great grandchildren; several nieces, nephews and cousins.
She was predeceased by her parents; and by three brothers, Warren, David and Paul Barr.
Condolences may be expressed to her family in an online guestbook at www.knightfuneralhomes.com
This obituary first appeared in the April 12, 2012 print edition of the Vermont Standard.
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