Aunt Tillie - Role Model For Generations
Phyllis Jones Montague
  • 102 years old
  • Date of birth: Nov 30, 1912
  • Place of birth:
    Aiken, South Carolina, United States
  • Date of passing: Apr 19, 2015
  • Place of passing:
    Brooklyn, New York, United States
Let the memory of Phyllis be with us forever
This memorial website was created in memory of our loved one, Phyllis Montague, 102, born on November 30, 1912 and passed away on April 19, 2015. We will remember her forever.
Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Phyllis DeFonzo on 30th November 2016

"Dear Aunt Tillie,
Your photos still grace our home, along with Cretia's.  Thank you for your wisdom over the years.  Even now, when I look to you for guidance in times of need,  you are always there.  Happy Birthday in Heaven.  Love, Phyllis, Pete and Carolyn"

This tribute was added by Joseph L Martin on 30th November 2016

"Happy Birthday Aunt Tillie!!!
I'm sure the fun surprise 90th birthday party here on earth pales in comparison to the celebration for you in heaven - especially with Cretia there secretly planning away.  :) Thank you for all of the wonderful memories from your visits to the farm to your guidance for so many of us over the years.  We honor you today and every day with how we live our lives.  
Love,
  Joe&y"

This tribute was added by Sabrina Guinty on 21st April 2016

"What a Beautiful thing to do  for the FAMILY.  We all ( I) needed this CONNECTION today.   Do you miss them? (the departed) "OH YES" Tillie would say.  
To Our Guardians: You are the sound of rushing waters, Forever in OUR Souls never to be forgotten.
Watch over US ALL UNTIL we can watch with you.
From Sabrina, Nile, Noah"

This tribute was added by loretta breeland on 21st April 2016

"We all miss you Aunt Phyllis"

This tribute was added by loretta breeland on 21st April 2016

"We all miss you Aunt Phyllis"

This tribute was added by Phyllis DeFonzo on 20th April 2016

"Dear Aunt Tillie,
It's hard to believe a year has passed since you've gone to Heaven - and yes, you used to joke that you hope you'd get in, and we all know it was a shoo-in.  You are forever present in so many ways....in times of need, all we have to do is look at your picture on display, and we trust again.  Miss you and love you, Phyllis, Pete and Carolyn DeFonzo"

This tribute was added by Phyllis DeFonzo on 3rd December 2015

"Dear Aunt Tillie,
Happy Birthday!  We miss you terribly, though your presence is felt every day, and your photo is on our dresser to help keep us close.  Thank you for the gift of your friendship...Love, Phyllis and Pete"

This tribute was added by Debi Surges on 30th November 2015

"Happy Birthday!  I am sure that you are celebrating with Cretia. You will be missed by all of your family and friends this Christmas season!"

This tribute was added by jim martin on 30th November 2015

"Happy Happy Birthday.  This year you have been blessed with the best present ever...being in the presence of God! Down here we miss your larger than life spirit and think about you always.
Love from Nephew Jim, wife Tina, sons Austin and Adam and daughter Koren."

This tribute was added by Karen Campopiano on 19th May 2015

"Joe and family
I am very sorry for your loss.  Aunt Tillie was an amazing women and even though I did not have the pleasure of meeting her in person I felt as though I knew her through the stories Joe shared with me.  You all have those memories of such and amazing women I encourage you all to share those memories with family, friends, and yes even strangers.
God Bless you."

This tribute was added by Nicole Tribbett on 28th April 2015

"" Your life was a blessing,
Your memory a treasure.
You are loved beyond words
and missed beyond measure""

This tribute was added by Debi Surges on 24th April 2015

"Even though I never had the pleasure of meeting your "Aunt Tillie" her nephew Joe shared many stories of her over the decades. I love how she lived her life to the fullest and never let the trials and tribulations of life get her down. Those who knew her personally were truly blessed.  As you celebrate her life today remember she will always be with you in spirit!"

This tribute was added by Darline Guint on 23rd April 2015

"With all my heart and all my soul I will love you
Aunt Phyllis always,  Rest in Peace Auntie."


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