Phyllis F. Scuffins, 84

NOV. 6, 1928-DEC. 30, 2012

January 01, 2013
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Phyllis F. (Miller) Scuffins, 84, of Boonsboro, Md., passed away peacefully Sunday morning, Dec. 30, 2012, at Meritus Medical Center near Hagerstown, Md., surrounded by her loving family.

Born Nov. 6, 1928 in Williamsport, Md., she was the daughter of the late Roy and Irene (Cunningham) Miller.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harvey Scuffins Jr., on April 25, 1990.

Phyllis worked as a nursing assistant for Washington County Hospital, retiring after 25 years of dedicated service.

When not spending time with her family, she enjoyed doing crossword puzzles, playing bingo, and doing needlepoint.

Phyllis is survived by two daughters, Charlene Lloyd and her husband, John, of Hagerstown, and Patricia Simon of Orlando, Fla.; three sons, George Scuffins and his wife, Catherine, of Boonsboro, Galen Scuffins and his wife, Catherine, of St. James, Md., and Darrell Scuffins of Boonsboro; 11 grandchildren, Gregory Leatherman of Sharpsburg, Caroline Smith of Eden, Md., Karen Leatherman of Hagerstown, Cathy Smith of Boonsboro, Jackie Davis of Boonsboro, Brandon Scuffins of Woodbridge, Va., Laura Scuffins of Frederick, Md., Lisa Mansaray of Hagerstown, Jennifer Johannsen of Keedysville, Peter Simon of Fort Myers, Fla., and Michael Simon of Orlando; and nine great-grandchildren. She is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a daughter, Carol Ann Leatherman; a sister, Grace Miller; and two brothers, Elmore and Larry Miller.

A funeral ceremony will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 4, 2013, at Bast-Stauffer Funeral Home, 7606 Old National Pike, Boonsboro. The Rev. R. Thomas Fralin Jr. will officiate. Final resting-place ceremonies will follow at Boonsboro Cemetery, Boonsboro.

Family will receive friends from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 3, 2013, at the funeral home.

Memorial donations may be made to the American Lung Association, 1301 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004; or to Humane Society of Washington County, 13011 Maugansville Road, Hagerstown, MD 21740.

Expressions of sympathy may be offered to the family at

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