Mary B. Phillips, nee Sedivy

Mary Phillips

Mary B. Phillips, nee Sedivy, age 97, of Aurora formerly of Brookfield. Beloved wife of the late Don Phillips; predeceased by her children Donald Phillips and Cora Mae Burrell, daughter in law Michelle Phillips. Survived by her son in law Gene Burrell. Proud grandmother of Dena Mary (Rob) Hicks, Angelina Jean (Matt) Corley, Vinson Don (Kelly) Burrell and Nicole Marie (Cesar) Garcia; great grandmother of Clayton Hicks, Abrianna Corley, Jeremy Corley, Carly Hicks, Dylan Burrell, Cora Corley and Maddy Burrell; loving “gram” “aunt” “GG” and “secret pal” to many; forever missed by her puppies Wicket and Peach.

Mary was loved by everyone and proud of her family. She will be missed by her family at Swan Cleaners, Brookfield, where she worked for over 70 years.

Visitation Wednesday, December 6, 2023 from 10:30 A.M. to time of Service 12:30 P.M. at Hitzeman Funeral Home, Ltd., 9445 W. 31st Street, Brookfield, IL 60513

Interment Chapel Hill Gardens West Cemetery, Oak Brook Terrace.

There will be a Celebration of Life on Saturday, December 9, 2023 at the family’s home. Please contact the family for more information.

Information 708-485-2000 or

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  1. Melissa Gibson condolence:

    I loved aunt Mary we lived about 3 blocks away I use to love walking over to see her an aunt Micky an Nicole best times ever I would deliver Christmas cookies to the house with my aunt Marie an we would stay for a while, I remember shoveling snow just so they would have a walk though to the car I’m so unbelievably in shock with words I just can’t believe your gone wish I had more time with you. Thank you for bringing joy to my life an always coming out to our family parties. You’ll be missed here on earth❤️

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