Phyllis "Gammy" Bolkovatz, 75, of Lehigh Acres passed away Sunday, January 29, 2017. She was born in Milford, Illinois on May 18, 1941 to Cecil Bentley and Evadene Pentacost.
A consummate homemaker, Phyllis loved to bake and enjoyed preparing cakes, pies, cookies and sweetbreads for her family and friends. Over the years she collected a large library of recipes. She also loved to watch the Hallmark and food and cooking channels.
Phyllis is survived by her children: Troy Keith, Marci (Michael) Shafor, Joseph (Julia) Bolkovatz and Tasha (Darren) Wallace; grandchildren: Alyson and Logan Tully, Haylie, Sara and Benjamin Bolkovatz, Emma Bosten , Kristin Howell. Olivia and Preston Wallace , Aubrey and Corey Keith, She was preceded in death by her parents and her sister, Lois Perkins. She is survived by her sister: Cecilia Caldwell.
Phyllis was selfless with her time and talents so her family would like to extend this bible verse to you in her memory:
"Each of you should give what you have decided in your heart to give, not reluctantly or under compulsion, for God loves a cheerful giver." 2 Corinthians 9:7
Arrangements were entrusted to Hodges Funeral Home at Lee Memorial Park (239) 334-4880.