Born April 8, 1959, in Bradford she was a daughter of the late Lester D. and Rose R. (Cooper) Popiel.
She was formerly married to Richard Dickinson. She and her loving companion David Manion have spent 20 years together.
Phylis was a 1977 graduate of Bradford High School. She had been employed at Burger King and McDonalds for over 20 years. She enjoyed showing her 76 Cadillac Fleetwood in area car shows. She loved going to the Country Fairs in the summertime and was devoted to her animals.
She attended Temple Beth El.
Surviving is a son, Ryan P. (fiancee' Kristin Johnson) Dickinson, of Bradford, two sisters, Michele Popiel, of Pittsburgh, and her twin, Harriet Powers, of Bradford, 2 grandchildren, Ryan Dickinson and Cameron Dickinson, one niece, Angel Simmons and one great niece, Haylie Rose Simmons. She was preceded in death by her parents and one daughter, Lindsay Dana Dickinson who died February 15, 2001.
Family will be receiving friends Sunday, May 18, 2014, from noon to 1:00pm in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes, 33 South Ave., at 1:15pm committal services and burial will be held in Beth Israel Cemetery with Joe Brauser officiating.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to McKean County SPCA, PO Box 113, Bradford, PA 16701.
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com