Phyllis Aho, 92, of Oak Harbor, passed away September 23, 2013. She was born in Brixham, England on May 18, 1921 to Elizabeth and Albert Light. She served honorably in the British Army during World War II. She has lived in Oak Harbor for the past 48 years after having lived in Astoria, Oregon for sixteen years. Phyllis loved children, animals, music and gardening. She especially loved taking her family with her to her beloved England.
She is survived by her children, Anne Aho and Irene Smith; grandchildren, Ron Gilbert, Bret Smith and Fawn McKay and great-grandchildren, Jessica Cornell, Madison McKay, Nicholas McKay, and Ben Smith; one sister, Edna Jackman in England. She was preceded in death by her husband Reino Aho; brothers Bert and Sam Light and a sister, Dorothy.
Phyllis will be laid to rest along with her husband Reino at 2:00 p.m. Monday October 21, 2013 at the Tahoma National Cemetery in Kent, Washington.