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Phyllis Pogorzelski

February 8, 1928 ~ August 10, 2021 (age 93)


Phyllis Pogorzelski, 93, of Geneseo, IL, entered into rest Tuesday, August 10, 2021.  A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, August 21, 2021, at Our Lady of Pompeii Church in Lancaster, NY. Flowers are gratefully declined. Please share your online condolences at  Vandemore Funeral Homes & Crematory - Geneseo Chapel is assisting the family with arrangements.


Phyllis married the late Daniel Pogorzelski on September 9, 1950. She was the beloved mother of Ann (Gerald “Mike”) Breidenstein and the late Paul; grandmother of Jill (Kurt) Hutchinson, Anthony (Nichole) Marranca, Daniel (Kate) Breidenstein, and Kristina (David) Burgess; great-grandmother of six; loving daughter of the late Carmelo and Anna Notaro; dear sister of twin brother the late Joseph (Sandra) Notaro, the late Marjorie (late Frank) Truty, the late Dolores Todd, Russell (Mary Ann) Notaro, and Carl (late Sandra); and loving aunt to her many nieces and nephews.


Phyllis retired from Lancaster Steel (Lancaster, NY) after 25 years as a bookkeeper. After retirement she moved to Geneseo, IL to be closer to her family. She a lived a full life in Geneseo attending the activities of her grandchildren and volunteering in community organizations. She especially enjoyed performing with the Geneseo Kitchen Band and singing in the Resurrection Choir at St. Malachy’s Church where she attended daily Mass.


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A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date

A Celebration of Life will be held at a later date

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