Frances Phililips

b. 6 October 1918, d. 17 December 2011
  • Frances Phililips was born on 6 October 1918 in Stoneham, Grimes County, Texas.
  • She married John Joseph Wisnoski, son of Henry Wisnoski and Alice Yorek, on 28 October 1936 in Stoneham, Grimes County, Texas, at St. Joseph Catholic Church.
  • Frances Phililips became a widow at the 16 September 1968 death of her husband John Joseph Wisnoski.
  • Frances Phililips died on 17 December 2011 at age 93.
  • She was interred at St. Joseph Catholic Church Cemetery, Stoneham, Grimes County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 19 December 2011 in The Eagle: Frances Phillips Wisnoski entered into eternal rest early Saturday morning, December 17, 2011, as she slept peacefully in her bed. She lived to the abundant age of 93. Visitation will be held Monday from 12 to 5 p.m. at Lindley- Robertson-Holt Funeral Home and continue from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at Christ Our Light Catholic Church, 9677 Hwy 6 in Navasota, with a vigil service and parish rosary following at 7 p.m. A Mass for Christina Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2011 at Christ Our Light Catholic Church with the rite of committal to follow in St. Joseph Church Cemetery in Stoneham. Serving as pallbearers will be her grandsons, Douglas and Patrick Wisnoski, James Lebeck, Mark and Matthew Husfeld, Christopher Wisnoski and Steven Wisnoski. Frances was born October 6, 1918 in Stoneham, Texas to Mike and Anna Busa Phillips. She married John J. Wisnoski on October 28, 1936 at St. Stanislaus Catholic Church in Anderson, Texas. Most near and dear to Frances were her Catholic faith and her family. This was demonstrated throughout her life as she worked hard as a homemaker raising seven children and, being a loving and dutiful grandmother by assisting in the caring for numerous grandchildren. Frances was a devoted member of Christ Our Light Catholic Church where she was a member of the Altar Society. She loved working in her garden, even mowing her own lawn well into her 80's. Frances also enjoyed sewing, reading and visiting with her family and friends. Frances was preceded in death by her husband, John and an infant son, John Thomas, as well as brothers Ed, Sylvester and Brosig Phillips, sisters, Mary Lebeck and Victoria Pavlock and a granddaughter, Sandra Sustaita. Survivors include her five sons, Tony Wisnoski and wife, Clara of Houston, Frankie Wisnoski and wife, Lavada, of Spring, Billy Wisnoski and wife, Barbara, of Tomball, Michael Wisnoski and wife, Susan, of Anderson and Larry Wisnoski and wife, Debbie, of Millican; two daughters, Barbara Lebeck and husband, Manuel and Dottie Husfeld and husband, Gary, both of Navasota; sisters, Hattie Pavlock of Richards and Verna Phillips Wischnewsky of Tomball; 16 grandchildren, 18 great grandchildren and 1 great-great granddaughter. The family would like to express special thanks to her caregivers: Tracey Bennet and Kathy Caldwell and Laurie with Traditions Hospice Agency. We would like to thank Dr. Luke Scamardo and Lindy Grimes for their wonderful care throughout her lifetime. In lieu of usual remembrances, the family has requested memorials be made to Christ Our Light Catholic Church (mailing address only) 510 Manley St., Navasota, TX 77868, Traditions Hospice, 1862 Rock Prairie Rd., STE 202 & 204, College Station, TX 77845 or The American Heart Association.
  • Last Edited: 4 Feb 2016

Family: John Joseph Wisnoski b. 5 November 1915, d. 16 September 1968