Yankee Clipper Council
- Boy Scouts of America
Northeastern Massachusetts and Southern New Hampshire
Honored for outstanding service to the youth in Boy Scouts of America, Gr. Lowell District
BILLERICA -- Phyllis R. (Ballard) Wink, died Thursday, March 17, 2011, at her home in Billerica.
She was born in Owensboro, Kentucky, October 12, 1942, the daughter of the late Everett and Viola Ray (Crabtree) Ballard.
She was a current and active member in the Boy Scouts of America, Greater Lowell District, since 1968. Phyllis was the recipient of the District Award of Merit and Silver Beaver for adult leaders who have made an impact on the lives of youth through service given to the council. She also had the rank of the Order of the Arrow.
A resident of Billerica since 1966, she drove the Book Mobile for the Bennett Library. She also volunteered at the Billerica Public Library. She retired from Dupont Merck Pharmaceutical Company in Billerica after 20 years, as a paralegal assistant.
She is survived by her four sons and daughters-in-law, Joe Wink and his wife, Christina, of Chelmsford, Michael Wink and his wife, Dawn, of Tewksbury, Daniel Wink and his wife, Lisa, of South Berwick, Maine, and Ken Wink and his wife, Becky, of Chelmsford; her brother, Ellwood Ballard of Billerica; and her sister, Brenda Kemp and her husband, Tom, of Nashua, NH.
She also leaves her nine loving grandchildren, Alyssa, Shannon, Josie, Steven, Jimmy, Christopher, Lisa, Tegan, and Gavin; and her niece, Kayla Kemp of Nashua, NH.
Published in Lowell Sun on March 18, 2011
WINK -- of Billerica, March 17, 2011, Phyllis R. (Ballard) Wink, age 68. Visiting hours will be held in the Burns Funeral Home, 354 Boston Rd. (Rt. 3A), Billerica, Sunday, March 20, from 2-5 pm. Relatives & friends invited. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Phyllis's name to the American Diabetes Association , 330 Congress St., 5th floor, Boston, MA 02210. www.burnsfuneralhomes.com