In Loving Memory of Phyllis A. Kepshire

November 18, 1937
Bridgeport, CT
July 09, 2019
Fairfield, CT
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Spear-Miller Funeral Home

39 South Benson Road,
Fairfield CT US 06824


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American Cancer Society

38 Richards Avenue,
CT 06854

Phyllis A. Kepshire

Phyllis A. Kepshire, age 81, of Fairfield, beloved wife of the late John P. Kepshire, passed away peacefully in her home surrounded by her loving family Tuesday, July 9, 2019. Born in Bridgeport, the daughter of the late Erwin and Margaret Cibulas, she had been a Fairfield resident for the last 53 years. Phyllis worked as a Paraprofessional for the Fairfield School System, the majority of her career at Tomlinson Junior High. Phyllis was an active participant in Zumba and exercise classes at the Fairfield Senior Center. She loved animals, especially her beloved dog, Jax and delighted in time spent with her grandsons. Survivors include three loving children, Lori Mongillo and her husband Nicholas of Ansonia, John Scott Kepshire of Fairfield and Todd M. Kepshire of Bridgeport; four cherished grandsons, Joseph, Owen, Matthew and Jack; a brother, Erwin Cibulas, Jr. and his wife Janet of Naples, FL, and nieces and nephews, Robin Kwoka, Jeffrey and Stephen Cibulas. Funeral services will be private. Phylliss will be laid to rest beside her beloved husband in St. John’s Cemetery, Stratford. Friends may consider a donation in memory of Phyllis Kepshire to the American Cancer Society, 38 Richards Ave., Norwalk, CT 06854. For information or to offer an online condolence please visit

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8 Guestbook Entries for Phyllis A. Kepshire

  1. Dear Todd and family…so sorry for your loss. God bless your mom and family. Wishing you peace and comfort during this difficult time.

  2. Dear Lori Scott and Todd,
    Just wanted to offer my sincere condolences of the loss
    of your mother.
    Love, Roseanne Mongillo

  3. Lori ,Scott, Todd your mother will be deeply missed. I looked forward to her hugs and will miss her smile, and laughter that she gave to us all.. She was a kind and thoughtful human being. She is no longer sick or in any kind of discomfort, she is happy to be home with your dad. May she rest in peace and know that she was a loved woman.. We Love you all . Stephen , Liz and Elaina Cibulas ❤️


  5. Lori, Scott and Todd,
    Bob and I so sadden about hearing the loss of your mom. We will miss her sense of humor and her kindness. Most of all we will miss her especially at our family get togethers . Love Bob&Rita Piccirillo

  6. I send my deep condolences to the Kepshire family. You all will be in my prayers. May God Bless and cover you family in times like this. Phyllis will be dearly missed. Love you all .