Mary Cornelia Overmoyer

public profile

Is your surname Overmoyer?

Research the Overmoyer family

Mary Cornelia Overmoyer's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

Mary Cornelia Overmoyer

Birthdate: (94)
Death: 2008 (94)
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Charles Loyd Overmoyer and Mabel Adele Mizner
Wife of Elmer Ellwood Phillips
Mother of Private and Private
Sister of Edythe Leila Overmoyer and Marjorie Arleen Overmoyer

Managed by: Ivy Jo Smith
Last Updated:
view all

Immediate Family

About Mary Cornelia Overmoyer


Mary C. Phillips - Tribune-Chronicle, The - (Apr/17/2008)

Mary C. Phillips, 93, died Thursday, April 10, 2008, in Wheatfield, N.Y.

She was born July 2, 1914, in Williamsfield, the daughter of Charles and Mabel Overmoyer.

After college, she taught elementary grades in Wayne Central Schools and in a one-room schoolhouse in Rock Creek. She and her husband moved to Buffalo, N.Y., where they founded Phil-leys, E-Z Just Products, manufacturers of model airplane accessories. She was active in the American Field Service and led two senior citizen groups and the Home Bureau.

She enjoyed gardening, cooking and crafts. In her later years, she returned to college to learn computer skills and made custom cards containing scanned photos. While in New Mexico she adopted Tiffany, a dog who stayed by her side for many years. Those who knew and loved her will greatly miss her.

Survivors include two sons, Charles of Petaluma, Calif., and Robert of Grand Island, N.Y.; four grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Preceding her in death was her husband, E. Ellwood ?Red? Phillips, whom she married in 1936 and who died in 1991; and two sisters, Edythe Dillon and Marjorie Gschwind.

Graveside services will be held at 3 p.m. Monday at Hayes Cemetery in Wayne Township. Arrangements were handled by Baumgardner Funeral Home, Andover.

view all

Mary Cornelia Overmoyer's Timeline

Age 94