Phyllis
Rochester: Friday, February 22, 2008. Predeceased by her husband, Kenneth Van Gelder; son-in-law, Edward J. Mizma. Survived by son, James F. (Mary Jane) Van Gelder; daughters, Gayle M. Marshall (Van Gelder) and Deborah J. Mizma; sister, Evelyn (Harvey) Gesell; 10 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandchild; 2 nieces; dear friend, William Baird. No prior calling. Her Memorial Service will be held Sunday (TODAY) 2:30PM at Bethany Presbyterian Church. Private Interment, Riverside Cemetery.

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  1. Debbie, Gayle and Jim,
    We extend our deepest sympathy to all of you at this very difficult time. We have very fond memories of your mom, and especially growing up with Debbie and living right across the street, she was like a second mom to me.

    May you all find peace in the memories she has left behind. She was truly a very special loving woman.

    Love, Nancy and Jeff

  2. Gayle,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you. I hope you were able to complete your Florida plans. See you when you return to MCH.
    Eileen

  3. Hi Jim I’m so sorry to learn of your monther’s death. Remember the good times you had as a family. My thoughts are with you and your family.

  4. JIm and Gayle – my wife and I entend our deepest sympathy for the passing of your mother. May God Bless you and your family in this hour of sorrow.

  5. Our friendship was short but I enjoyed your company while camping. Also it was great to see you at the Legacy when I visited. God bless you!

  6. We did not know Mrs. Van Gelder, but we bought the house she lived in for many years. We heard of her death and wanted to express our deepest sympathy. May God love and keep you at this very difficult time.

  7. We would like to extend our heartfelt sympathy to all of the family. Phyllis was a wonderful neighbor for many, many years on Chippendale Road. We are so very sorry for your loss. Our thoughts are with all of you at this difficult time.

    Sincerely, John and Betty

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