May 6, 2023
Obituaries » Phyllis M. O’Brien
Phyllis Marion O’Brien, 76, born on August 5, 1946 and passed away peacefully on May 6, 2023. Phyllis was a lifelong resident of Calais, VT. Phyllis is survived by her brothers, daughters and extended family. In Phyllis’ early years she was an LNA who cared for the elderly and then went on to own her own cleaning business. Phyllis had many grand adventures in her life. She spent time living on a boat in Virginia with her partner, Al Hoch. As an avid motorcyclist, Al and Phyllis participated in many charitable motorcycle rides. As their adventures came to a close, they returned home from Virginia where they lived together till Al’s passing. She loved Vermont and all its beauty. Phyllis enjoyed comedy, music, and attending concerts with friends and family. Phyllis loved animals, especially her dogs! She had a yellow lab named Daffodil (Daphne) and a pug named Chewbacca (Chewy). Phyllis loved to embrace her hippy years and always loved to let her freak flag fly!