Phyllis “June” Warren, 73, passed away Dec. 13 after a long and brave battle with cancer.
June was born Phyllis June Bloss in Cumberland, Md. She grew up poor but had a very rich and fulfilling life. The youngest of seven children, she did well in school, was an avid reader and with the encouragement of her older brother Earl, was able to gain entry to the University of Maryland where she studied art history.
At the University of Maryland, June met her future husband John, a physics graduate student. The two were married in 1958 and have been devotedly together ever since.