Phyllis L. Mickelson Carlberg | News, Sports, Jobs
Phyllis L. Mickelson Carlberg passed away on Wednesday July 14, 2021 at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home in Warren, Pennsylvania. Phyllis has graced the land with her benevolent spirit for 97 years. He will miss his family and friends very much.
Phyllis was born in Sugar Grove, Pennsylvania on May 11, 1924. She graduated from Sugar Grove Joint Vocational School, where she loved her friends, studying and playing basketball. After high school, she worked briefly in a machine shop in Corry, Pa., During World War II. She then went to the University of Rochester, Strong Memorial School of Nursing in Rochester, New York, where she graduated with a nursing degree with the Nurse Cadet Corps in 1947. She practiced as a registered nurse in New York, in. Pennsylvania and Ohio. After her nursing career, she worked at Lander Elementary School, then later at Blair in Warren.
Phyllis married Paul Henry Carlberg Jr. on June 12, 1948, at Sugar Grove United Methodist Church. Most of their years were spent in Sugar Grove, but they also resided in Erie, Ohio, Massachusetts, Florida and New York before returning to Sugar Grove. Phyllis has always had an affinity for Sugar Grove. Phyllis then resided at the Rouse Suites in Youngsville and later at the Rouse Home, where she was highly regarded by the staff.
Phyllis was quite the artist in her younger years. She was an excellent seamstress and spent a lot of time knitting and crocheting. She enjoyed reading, listening to music, gardening and bird watching. She especially loved her family. She always had a lot of love and a prayer for her family. It was a mutual treasure for all of us.
She was predeceased by her husband, Paul Henry Carlberg Jr. in 2008. Her son, Paul Dane Carl-berg in 2020. Her son-in-law, Larry Himes in 2019. Her parents, Delmar and Caroline (Barrett) Mickelson. His brother, Vernon Van Horn. And her sister-in-law, Selene Van Horn.
She is survived by her daughter, Caroline Carlberg Martin (Terry) of Springfield, Virginia, and their sons: Daniel of Springfield, Virginia and Adam (Mary), and her grandchildren, Owen, Catherine and Kara of San Francisco, California. Daughter, Mary Carlberg Hall (Phil) of Sugar Grove, Pa., And children: Ben (Larissa) of Pittsburgh, Pa. Megan (TJ) of Reading, PA, Kathleen (Daniel) of Natrona Heights, PA, and grandchildren, Gray and Walter. Daughter, Susan Carlberg Himes of Warren, Pa., And children: Mathew (Julie) of Warren, Pa., Curtis (Allison) of Bellingham, Wash. Leslie (Jim) from Tidioute, Pennsylvania. Tyson (Charlotte) from New York, and grandchildren: Braidin and Mason. Daughter-in-law, Beverly Carlberg. Niece: Navarre Swanson (Robert) and his daughter, Vanessa. Sister-in-law, Louise Stuart and her son, Donald.
There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday July 24, 2021 at the Free Methodist Church Recreation Building, Jamestown Road, Sugar Grove, PA. Visitations will be at 11 a.m., service will begin at noon, and interment will follow at the Swedish Methodist Cemetery. Lunch will be served after returning to church.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Sugar Grove Free Methodist Church, Sugar Grove Free Library, or Warren Cancer Center in his memory.
Condolences by email can be sent by visiting www. lewisfuneralhomeinc.com.
The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc., Warren, Pa., Has been responsible for the funeral arrangements