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Katonah's Marjorie Phillips Dies at 88

A memorial service will be held Oct. 27 at St. Mark's Episcopal Church in Mount Kisco.

Katonah's Marjorie Phillips Dies at 88

Marjorie Wright Phillips, 88, of Katonah died Oct. 5, 2012 at Franciscan Oaks in Denville, NJ. 

Marjorie was born on April 2, 1924, at Northern Westchester Hospital to the late Harry Clement Wright and Lucy Susanna Reeves Wright. She grew up in Chappaqua and graduated from Horace Greeley High School. 

She was the executive secretary to DeWitt Wallace, founder of the Reader’s Digest, and his wife, Lila Acheson Wallace.  She retired from a career at Reader’s Digest and continued to work part-time, including office support at Clark Associates Funeral Home in Katonah. 

Marjorie is survived by her daughter Christy Campbell of Denville, NJ and son Roger Phillips of Port Hudson, LA; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church in Mount Kisco at 2 p.m. Oct. 27.

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