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Phyllis B. Kopec, 90, member of the Rainbow Girls Club

Phyllis Beegley Kopec was born in Greenwich, graduated from Stamford High School and lived her life in Norwalk.

Phyllis Beeghly Kopec, age 90 of Norwalk and formerly of New Smyrna Beach, Florida died peacefully at Norwalk Hospital with family by her side. She was the wife of the late John V. Kopec.

Phyllis was born in Greenwich, CT on May 15, 1921. Daughter of Wood and Viola [Gass] Beeghly. She graduated from Stamford High School in 1939. She was a member of the Rainbow Girls Club. During wartime, Phyllis worked at Yale and Town in Stamford. Phyllis enjoyed spending her time with her family as well as knitting, crafts, tag saling and watching the New York Yankees.

She is survived by her son Kenneth, wife Kathleen of Bethel, daughter Laurie of Norwalk and Richard of Sharon, CT, Three granddaughters, Margo Kopec, Elizabeth Kopec and Kerry Tarallo and husband Paul. She is also survived by her brother Wood Beeghly, sisters, Viola [Russell] Wright, Blanche  [Robert] Berry, Sylvia [Fred] Stunkel. She is predeceased by her brother Elias Beeghly and sister Mary Jensen. She is survived by many nieces and nephews.  

The calling hours will be Monday from 4-8 pm at Magner Funeral Home, 12 Mott Ave., Norwalk and the funeral service will be celebrated at First United Methodist Church, 42 Cross Rd., Stamford, CT at 10a.m. on Tuesday, May 1.  

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Western Connecticut Association for Human Rights at 211 Main Street, Danbury, Ct 06810.

For directions or to sign an online guest book, please go to magnerfuneralhome.com

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