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Phyllis D. Tannler

Phyllis D. Tannler, 95, a lifelong resident of Scranton, died Thursday at Moses Taylor Hospital, after a brief illness. She is the widow of the late Carl O. Tannler who died in 1983. The couple was married 35 years.

Born in Scranton the daughter of the late Frederick and Elizabeth Langer Fey, she was a graduate of Scranton Technical High School. She worked as an operator with Bell Telephone and later as a receptionist at the Sheraton Inn. Phyllis was a member of Trinity United Church of Christ. She enjoyed family time with her children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Annual trips to the beach were a treat and an opportunity to enjoy sitting in the sun which she enjoyed whenever possible. She also enjoyed spoiling her son’s dog TJ.

Surviving are two sons Gene Tannler and wife Denise, Sinking Spring and Jon Tannler, Scranton, and his companion Susan McNamara; grandchildren Amy Coomb and husband Brian, Mitchell Tannler and wife Melissa, Carl Tannler and wife Anna, Evan Tannler; great grandchildren Maverick Coomb and Garret Coomb.

She was preceded in death by five sisters Amelia Latcham, Elsie George, Ruth Shiffer, Louise Mammel Helen Volz and two brothers Frederick and Carl Fey. She was also preceded in death by her daughter Susan Romanauskas.

Private services will be held for the family and will be entrusted to Corey Brian Strauch Funeral Home, 602 Birch Street, Scranton, PA 18505.

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