Phyllis was born in Providence, RI on September 6, 1941 to Anthony and Rose Perazzo.
She was raised in San Francisco, CA.
Phyllis graduated from Hillsdale High School in San Mateo, CA in 1959.
She was married to James (Jim) Kerns for 54 years.
Phyllis and her family lived in Rathdrum and Post Falls, ID and Spokane, WA from 1969 until 2007.
Viewing will be at Riplinger Funeral Home, 4305 N. Division St., Spokane, from 3-5pm, Sunday, October 12, concluding with a Rosary Service at 5pm, also at Riplinger.
At 6pm there will be a gathering of friends and relatives at the Davenport Hotel Safari Room.
Funeral Mass will be at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral on Monday, October 13, at Noon, followed by burial at the WA State Veterans’ Cemetery in Medical Lake, WA at 2:15pm.
Flowers and cards may be sent to The Kerns Family in care of Riplinger Funeral Home.
The family also requests Masses and prayers be offered for the repose of her soul.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Hospice of the Valley, 1510 E. Flower St., Phoenix, AZ 85014.
A more complete obituary may be accessed at www.riplingers.com May She Rest in Peace.
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