In Memory of




Obituary for Erika M. Phillips

Erika Marie Phillips, passed away Monday, April 29,2024.

A lover of the Northeast Kingdom and the White Mountains. Erika spent many years with her family hiking and camping at her land in Vermont and in man of nature's wondrous show places in the Northeast. Of her favorite places to visit were Blueberry Mountain and Bridal Veil Falls. Any given Sunday or holiday, you could find Erika in the kitchen cooking for her loved ones. A true at-home chet, Erika could find inspiration from cookbooks, cooking shows, and any restaurant in which she enjoyed a meal. reading others was her love language. She also loved to garden and tended to her plants even when it became difficult to get around. Of all the people she loved and cared for, most of all were her grandchildren. Erika was immensely proud of all their achievements and loved to receive visits, pictures, and frequent updates of their lives.

Erika leaves behind her friend and partner Jeff Dion, children James and wife Mandy Phillips, Bonnie and husband Ross Watrous, and Daniel Fitzgerald, her brothers Henry and Joseph Zethner and their families, and her loving grandchildren, Emma, Evan, Ryan, Jacob, Aubrey, Odin, Aili, and Maggie.

A Celebration of Life will be held at the Church of Saint Luke, 141 Maple St. Ellington, CT 06029 on Sat. May 4, 2024 at 10:30 a.m.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Ellington Ambulance Corps or the Ellington Fire Department in the name of Erika M. Phillips.