Phillips, Bernadette A. Bernadette Alexander Phillips, 59, of Hamden passed away Saturday, Dec. 12, 2009 at her home. She was the wife of the late Glenn Phillips. Mother of Lynn Phillips, Stephanie Haynes and her husband Michael all of Hamden and Melissa Phillips of Wethersfield; sister of Everett Alexander of Santa Monica, CA, Betty Richardson of North Haven, Robert Alexander of Bradenton, FL, Paul Alexander of Hamden, Linda Nuzzo of Port St. Lucie, FL and Marion Alexander of Hamden and grandmother of Crystal and Marylyn Edmonds, Donovan and Portia Haynes and Vincenzo Cenko. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Bernadette was born in New Haven, May 30, 1950, a daughter of the late Marie Pilletere Alexander. Prior to moving to Hamden in 1990, she lived in West Haven for many years. She had worked in retail for many years, her last employment was at Save-A-Lot. Friends and family may call at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden, Thursday from 4 - 6 p.m. A prayer service will be held at 6 p.m. Contributions in her memory may be made to the American Cancer Society, 538 Preston Ave., Meriden, CT 06450.

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  1. Although you are no longer with us in person, we know you will be watching over your family as their guardian angel. We take some comfort and solace in knowing you are no longer suffering. May you rest in eternal peace with our heavenly father. Love, Liz, Guy, Imari and Jaden

  2. Althought through Biology there is no relation through love and spirit you have touched the lives of both myself and my kids. The Kids will forever remember their .granny.. May you no rest in peace with no complications of pain. Thank you so much for opening your heart and your family to my kids and myself. Love you Granny.

  3. Bonnie, Always on my mind and forever in my heart…. love you your brother Bobby Lynn, Melissa, Steph, Crystal, Marylyn, Ports, Donnovan and Vinny. Your mom/grandma is now your new guardian angel. If you look, listen, smell, feel. you will notice that she is there i promise. love you all Uncle Bobby

  4. Mom…. I miss u so very much! I miss u pinching my cheeks and slapping me everytime u would see me. I hope I was able to make u comfortable in ur last days. Ur an awesome mother, grandmother and sister and I am just so happy that ur not sufferring anymore. I will continue to make u proud. I love u always and forever!!! Xoxoxoxo

  5. She was a women who made you feel part of what ever was going on. She made me smile , I loved watching her with the kid she was so damn proud of. A mother who you see taught her children well because you can see it in her childrens chlidren. She was a big part of everyones lives and our heart will be heavy because of our loss.I believe she is still here watching over theose who she love so much .. We all may not be able to touch or hug but we can feel her presence and talk for ever to her because she is listening . God bless the family.

  6. I am glad that you are no longer suffering and I know that Stephanie and your family are going to miss you terribly. I know that she tried to make your last days special and I am sure that they were. I want Stephanie to know that I am here for her.

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