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Memorable Manitobans: Pat Thomas Phillips (1935-2010)

Community activist, municipal official.

Born at Winnipeg on 3 March 1935, she contributed to community centres when her children were young, volunteered as a fundraiser for cancer, provided support to her church in various roles, and served as a school trustee in St. James-Assiniboia and a Winnipeg city councillor. She died of cancer at Winnipeg on 1 April 2010 and was buried in Assumption Roman Catholic Cemetery. She is commemorated by Pat Phillips Park in Winnipeg.

Sources:

Obituary, Winnipeg Free Press, 5 April 2010.

“Late councillors honoured with renamed city parks,” Winnipeg Free Press, 5 April 2010, page B3.

This page was prepared by Gordon Goldsborough.

Page revised: 5 April 2016

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