Online Obituaries for the Troy, Royal Oak, Clawson & Shelby Township MI Area

Phyllis H. Handley

December 30, 2012

Online Obituaries for the Troy, Royal Oak, Clawson & Shelby Township MI Area

Phyllis Henrietta Bennett Handley,age 86, of Alpena, MI, formerly of Shelby Twp, MI, died peacefully on December 30, 2012. Phyllis grew up in the Detroit area and graduatd from Redford High School. She later married William John Handley for 63 yeaars and they made their home in Livonia, MI raising three children Ruth Ellen Follbaum (Terry), Robert William (Pamela) and the late Barbara Ruby Andreotti (Russel). Phyllis worked for the Ford Motor Company for over 25 years as an executive administrative assistant and enjoyed many years of active retirement. She is survived by loving grandsons, Brian, Gregory, Kyle, Scott, and Max. Predeceased by mother and father, Julius and Claribell Bennett, brothers, Lee and Joseph Bennett.

Funeral Information

Visitation on Friday, January 4, 2013, 2-8 p.m. Funeral service Saturday at 11:00 A.M. January 5, 2013 at Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel, 48271 Van Dyke (s. of 22 Mile Rd.), Shelby Township.

Donations Information

Memorials to Hospice of Michigan.

Donations Link:

Hospice of Michigan


Visitation:  Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel

Service:  Gramer Funeral Home, Diener Chapel

Cemetery:  Forester Cemetery

Phyllis H. Handley

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Paul Gramer and his staff were responsible for making my father’s funeral exactly as my mother wanted it. They were attentive to our every need. Their support was a source of great comfort at this difficult time.