|Phillis Lorraine Brooke Cristarella
Cristarella, Phyllis Lorraine "Phill"
Birth: Tuesday, October 22, 1940 in Washington, D.C.
Residence: Huntingtown, Maryland
Death: Thursday, March 08, 2018 at the age of 77
Laid to Rest: in the Trinity Memorial Gardens, Waldorf, Maryland.
Phyllis Lorraine Cristarella, 77, of Huntingtown passed away March 8, 2018. She
was born October 22, 1940 in Washington, D.C. to James W. and Katherine Annie
(Helwig) Brooke. Phyllis was raised in Southeast D.C. and graduated from
Anacostia High School (1958).
She was a devoted stay at home mom for many years. She later became a school
bus driver for Charles County Public Schools, known to her students as Ms. Cris,
retiring after 32 years of service. Phyllis loved spending time with her family,
especially her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. She will be
remembered as a wonderful mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend.
Phyllis was preceded in death by her husband Philip Cristarella, 09-30-63.
She is survived by her children Donna R. Madden and husband Marty of
Huntingtown, Dean M. Cristarella of Pomfret, MD and Noelle B. Pierceall of
Huntingtown, grandchildren Shane and Mia Madden and Jacob and Joshua
Pierceall, great-grandchildren Reagan, Scarlett, Braelynn, Agatha and Lincoln,
brother James W. Brooke and wife Jeanie, sisters Debora Brooke and brother in
law Gregory Cristarella and wife Angela. Arrangements by Rausch Funeral Home.