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 Schoo (1958)l
.

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.

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.
.