Phyllis M. Vario (Duclos) died peacefully in her home on June 11, 2017 in Auburn at the age of 71. Phyllis is survived by her sisters Janice Duclos and Carol Duclos of Rhode Island, her children Tamara Bahnan and Michael Vario and grandchildren Chrysta, Corynne, Alex, Tony and Matthew. She was preceded in death by her parents Anna and Philip Duclos.

Phyllis was known for her outgoing and incredibly caring personality, making many people smile throughout her careers at Frito Lay, Mortgage Trust and Purrfect Timing, treating her customers as family. Phyllis cared greatly for animals, from her many pets to the wildlife she loved to feed and watch.

Memorial services will be private.

Published in Worcester Telegram & Gazette from June 13 to June 15, 2017– See more at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/telegram/obituary.aspx?n=phyllis-vario&pid=185792430#sthash.D5JGNgxn.dpuf