NILES - Phyllis Angela Ziegler, 75, passed away at 12:54 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at the St. Elizabeth Health Center, Youngstown, after a sudden and short illness.
She was born in Warren on Sept. 15, 1937, the daughter of Phillip and Ann Tyhosky Ascione.
A 1955 graduate of Youngstown Chaney High School, she was a homemaker and for a couple years was a bookkeeper at the Union National Bank in Youngstown.
A member of St. Stephen Church, she enjoyed dancing, babysitting, flower gardening and boating at Lake Milton. She also enjoyed being with her friends, exercising at Curves and walking with them at the Niles Wellness Center.
Phyllis is survived by two sons, Phillip Ziegler of Niles and Gregory (Sherry) Ziegler of Troy, Mich.; a daughter, Paula (Mario) Sortini of Niles; four grandchildren, Dayne Sells, Paul Ziegler, Stephanie Ziegler and Angelina Sortini; three great-grandchildren, Cerenity, Anna Bella and Jaycee; and a brother-in-law, Charles Woods of Niles.
She was preceded in death by her parents and husband, Robert Andrew Ziegler, whom she married on June 13, 1959, and who died on Aug. 7, 2009; and a sister, Joanne Woods.
Calling hours will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Thursday at the Holeton-Yuhasz Funeral Home.
Mass of Christian Burial will be 10 a.m. Friday at St. Stephen Church. The Rev. Thomas Kraszewski will be the celebrant.
Burial will be in Kerr Cemetery.
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