Friends and family of Phyllis Scott Jorgensen are invited to an open house in honor of her 90th birthday from 1 to 4 p.m. on Feb. 17 at Clyde United Methodist Church — Clyde, 84 Sodus St.
In lieu of gifts, guests are asked to bring canned or boxed items for the food pantry.
Jorgensen, of Clyde, previously worked at Maple Hill Rest Home as a child care provider. She volunteered as a room helper in her daughter’s second-grade classroom at Clyde Elementary School.
She is a member of UMC Clyde, where she served on various committees and taught Sunday school. She still sings in the choir, attends Bible study and is in charge of the food pantry.
After World War II ended, Jordensen married her Gorham High School sweetheart, Raymond Jorgensen. They celebrated their 50th anniversary before he died. They had four children. Loreen lives in Palmyra, and retired from Wayne Central School District. Eric moved from Newark to Seneca, South Carolina, and recently retired. Pam lives in Clyde, and retired from Clyde-Savannah CSD. Carl, now deceased, worked for Wayne County Highway Department, and lived in Savannah.
She has five grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren and four step-great-grandchildren. Over 250 school children called her “Grammie.”