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1933 Christina 2016

Christina A. Phinney

June 5, 1933 — July 7, 2016

Christina A. Phinney, 83, of Partridge Road in Elizabethtown passed away Thursday July 7, 2016 at UVM Health Network ECH in Elizabethtown. She was born in New Berlin on June 5, 1933 daughter of the late Raymond and Isabelle (Holdridge) Anderson. She was adopted by Alyce and William Martin in 1941.
Christina graduated from Scotia Glennville High School in 1951 and attended Plattsburgh State College before her marriage to Logan R. Phinney. She was a Social service officer for 12 years, tax Collector of 4 years in the Town of Elizabethtown. She was a member of the Cobble Hill Red Hat ladies and a volunteer for the Elizabethtown Thrift Shop. She and her husband owned and operated Phinney Sport Shop for 12 years. She has been blessed with a close loving family and many dear friends. She and her husband spent many happy days camping and snowmobiling with family and friends.
Christina is survived by her daughter Linda Martin and her husband Joe of Elizabethtown, her son Robert L. Phinney and his wife Kathy of Elizabethtown, son in law Onley “Doug” Kilburn of Elizabethtown, five grandchildren Jordan Phinney, Ginger Phinney, Grant Martin, Gina Pollock, Bill Kilburn, six great grandchildren Logan, Wade and Mason Phinney, Logan R. Phinney and Alexis and Zachary Kilburn, two sisters Sally Sweatfager, Phyllis Tricome, adopted sister Joan Acker, and several nieces and nephews. She is predeceased by her husband Logan, daughter Alyce, two brothers John and Spike Anderson and a sister Mertie.
A funeral service will be held 11:00 AM Monday July 11, 2016 at United Church of Christ in Elizabethtown. Burial will follow in the Riverside Cemetery in Elizabethtown.
Donations in Christina’s memory may be made to United Church of Christ in Elizabethtown.
When you think of Chris, please smile and pass it on.
Arrangements have been entrusted to Heald Funeral Home, 7521 Court Street, Elizabethtown.
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