Barbara Stella Phillips

Barbara Stella Phillips, 82, of Elizabethtown, KY, went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 10, 2024. She is preceded in death by her parents, John and Concetta (Baio) Dziemvwski. Barbara was born on September 21, 1941, in Brooklyn, NY. Barbara gave an abundance of love, care and devotion to those in her life. She will be missed by all who knew her. She leaves behind a loving husband, David Spencer Phillips of 25 years. She also leaves behind her three children; James Jr (Stella) of Hercules, CA, Diane Paladino of Peoria, AZ and Chris (Bonnie) Paladino of Annandale, VA; five grandchildren: Michael, Maile, Megan, Napali and Cassie; brother John (Joanne) of Clayton, NC, and numerous nieces and nephews. Barbara also loved and cared for David's son Alex of Linville, VA and his two children, Zachary and Connor. Barbara was a member and officer of the Catholic Daughters of America; taught CCD for ten years and ran a Wedding Consultant business for five years. Barbara and David moved to Elizabethtown, KY in 2005. Barbara was a member and former Treasurer of the Republican Party of Hardin County. She was a volunteer at the Hardin Memorial Hospital starting in 2014 and was vice President of the Auxiliary since 2018. She is a member of Saint James Catholic Church in Elizabethtown, KY. Memorial will be held on Friday, May 17,2024 from 9-11 at Brown Funeral Home, 306 College Street, Elizabethtown, KY 42701. ln lieu of flowers, donations can be made to American Heart Association. Condolences may be expressed online at


Friday, May 17, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home


Friday, May 17, 2024 starting at 10:00 AM
Brown Funeral Home

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