Phyllis Chaapel Jolley, 87, passed away peacefully from this life the morning of July 20th, 2017. She was surrounded and supported by her loving family and caregivers during her final days.
Phyllis was born in Leroy, PA to Harley and Nora Rogers Chaapel on November 29th, 1929. She graduated from Canton High School in 1947 & from St. Agnes School of Nursing in Baltimore, MD as a Registered Nurse in 1951. She has called Orlando, Florida home since 1956.
Always the caregiver, Phyllis touched the lives of so many with her thoughtfulness and kindness. As a founding member of the Azalea Park Suburban Women’s Club, she gave back to her community for over 50 years. The love she had for her family and music, especially playing the piano, was paramount throughout her life.
Phyllis is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Charles C. Jolley formerly of Troy, PA; her three children – Alan Jolley, Mary Bonifay and Roger Jolley; and two adored granddaughters – Emily Alyse Bonifay and Ande Nora Joyce-Jolley.
A Memorial service celebrating Phyllis’s life will be held Saturday, August 12th @ 2pm at Watercrest of Lake Nona, 9682 Lake Nona Village Place, Orlando, Florida 32827.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made in the honor of Phyllis Jolley to the Alzheimer’s Association: alz.org