Phyllis A. Logan
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Phyllis A. Logan
  • September 17, 1942 - December 6, 2017
  • New Fairfield, Connecticut

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Phyllis A. Logan, 75, passed away peacefully with her family at her side in Brookfield, CT on Tuesday, December 6, 2017. Phyllis was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister, and friend.

Phyllis was born to the late Ann and Louis Maistrovich in Virginia, MN. After graduating from high school and junior college with high honors, she went to the University of Minnesota and became a math teacher. It was there she met her he soul mate, John. Phyllis and John lived in various places before settling in New Fairfield, CT to finish raising their family. Phyllis taught and tutored math for several years in local public schools. She was one of those special teachers who absolutely loved math and fostered her student's success. She worked at Hallmark for 5 years and then at General Electric (formerly Druck Inc.) until 2004. She was a talented gardener, a wonderful cook, and avid reader of science fiction and fantasy. She enjoyed many artistic pursuits (drawing / painting, sewing, woodworking), jogging / walking, working crossword and Sudoku puzzles. She was a member of Saint Edward's and Holy Trinity churches where she served as a Eucharist minister, taught CCD, and was part of the parish council. After retirement, Phyllis was able to devote more time to pursue her interests and spend time with her family. She loved traveling with her husband and playing bingo at the New Fairfield Senior Center. This year Phyllis and John celebrated their 54 their wedding anniversary.

Phyllis is survived her husband, John, and her devoted children: John Logan of New Fairfield, CT; Sara Merenda and her husband Scott Merenda, of Madison, CT; Paul Logan and his wife Julie Steiner, of Denver, CO; and her 5 grandsons who were her greatest delight: Noah Logan, Evan Merenda, Joshua Logan, Jacob Merenda, and Eli Logan. She was also the dear sister of: Louis Maistrovich and his wife Joan; Tony Maistrovich and his wife Alice; and Dan Maistrovich and his wife Sally; and a cherished aunt to many nieces and nephews, including Patrick Logan and his son Aidan.

Phyllis was a kind, generous, spirited soul who leaves us with a legacy of love to those lives she touched and will be greatly missed.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Parkinson's Disease Foundation: 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509 New York, NY 10018.

The family will be receiving friends from 4 - 7 PM on December 13th at Green Funeral Home 57 Main St, Danbury, CT.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11 AM on December 14th at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church, 15 Rte 37 Sherman, CT. Burial will be in the Mountain View Cemetery, New Fairfield, CT.