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Phyllis M. (Samek) VanBever

April 18, 1932 ~ April 7, 2023 (age 90) 90 Years Old
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Phyllis VanBever Obituary

Phyllis M. (Samek) VanBever, 90, a resident of the Friendly Home, passed away peacefully on Friday, April 7th, surrounded by her loving family. She was the wife of the late Leonard VanBever.

Born in Woonsocket, she was the daughter of the late Joseph & Mary (Rogala) Samek.

Before retiring, Phyllis was an administrative assistant at Landmark Medical Ctr.

Along with her late husband, she enjoyed vacationing, during the winter at Marco Island, FL., and also at her summer home in Jefferson, N.H.

She is survived by 3 sons,

Richard & his wife Gisele Golembeski of Woonsocket

Alan Golembeski & his companion Butchie of Maine

Robert & his wife Joan Golembeski of Harmony, R.I.,

a daughter, Lynne & her husband Richard Leroux of Woonsocket.

6 grandchildren, Stacey, Timothy, Richard, Brian, Alex & Rob.

8 great grandchildren, Kathryn, Madison, Taylor, George, Kayleigh, Khloe, Alex, & Claire.

A stepdaughter, Rosemary & her husband Doug Brown,

3 step grandchildren, Sean, Haakon & Jessica.

Also 2 Brothers, Joseph Samek of Cumberland & Jack Samek of Pascoag. She was the sister of the late Paul Samek.

Her Funeral will be Wednesday, April 19th at 9:30 A.M. from the Kubaska Funeral Home, 33 Harris Ave. Woonsocket, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00 A.M. at St. Joseph’s Church, 1200 Mendon Rd. Woonsocket. Burial will follow in St. Jean the Baptist Cemetery in Bellingham, MA. A visitation hour will be Wednesday morning, (April 19th), from 9:30 to 10:30 A.M. at the funeral home before the Funeral Mass. Relatives and friends are invited.

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April 19, 2023

9:30 AM to 10:30 AM
Peter Kubaska & Son Funeral Home
33 Harris Avenue
Woonsocket, RI 02895

Funeral Mass
April 19, 2023

11:00 AM
St. Joseph's Church
1200 Mendon Rd
Woonsocket, RI 02895


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