Phyllis Marsden

May 7, 2019


SOMERSET-Phyllis R. (Johnson) Marsden, 93, of Myrtle Beach, SC and for many years a resident of Somerset, passed away peacefully at home with family at her side. She was the widow of Thomas Foster Marsden.

Born in Warwick, RI, a daughter of the late Arthur T. Johnson and the late Olive F. (Kernick) Johnson, she lived in Providence and New Jersey before settling in Somerset in 1976.

Phyllis worked for Royal Globe Insurance and for the former C.D. Page Co. She was a founding and lifetime member of the RI Sound Chapter of Harmony, Inc., and a member of the Pitch Pipe Pals.

She is survived by her son David English of Myrtle Beach, SC; a grandson, Kevin English and his spouses Ray Bernier and Ben Green; a granddaughter Kara English; and great grandchildren Myla and Lily English; also a step-daughter, Pam Marsden of Bristol, RI; two sisters-in-law Betty Marsden of Somerset and Linda Johnson of California; also many nieces and nephews.

Her funeral services will be held Friday, May 10, 2019 at 11AM in the Hathaway Community Home for Funerals, 900 Buffinton St., Somerset, MA. Relatives and friends are invited to attend. Visitors will be greeted beginning at 10 AM, prior to the service. Burial will be held privately. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to a worthy cause. For facility directions or to leave an online condolence go to

Calling Hours

MAY 10. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EDT)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

Funeral Service

MAY 10. 11:00 AM (EDT)

Hathaway Community Home For Funerals
900 Buffinton Street
Somerset, MA, 02726

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