In Memory of




Obituary for Phyllis E. Bither

Millinocket – Phyllis E. Bither, 95, went home to be with her Lord and Savior on Wednesday, January 11, 2023. She was born July 10, 1927, in Millinocket, the daughter of Herb and Della (Campbell) Campbell.

Phyllis was a graduate of Stearns High School, class of 1944, and married Orin M. Bither in November of that same year, and they shared 58 years together before his death. She was a member of the Faith Baptist Church in Millinocket, where she sang in the choir.

Phyllis is survived by her three children, Robin-Lee Silva, Jim Bither and his wife Judi, and Elaine Whitaker; grandchildren Geoffrey Silva and his wife Courtney, Todd Silva, Christy Deane, Katie Grant and her husband Jason, Jeremy Bither and his wife Erin, and Troy Whitaker and Jessica Rossitano,; great grandchildren Teagan and Riley Scruggs, Britni, Owen, and Jackson Grant; a brother Basil Campbell; a sister Donna Malone and her husband Elwin; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. In addition to her husband and parents, Phyllis was predeceased by her siblings, Earlan Campbell and his wife Elizabeth, Glenna Burrell and her husband Roscoe, and Alta Holt and her husband Maurice; sons in law Bob Silva and Butch Whitaker; and a grandson Shane Deane.

A celebration of life service and committal will be held in the spring. Gifts in memory of Phyllis may be sent to the Katahdin Area Support Group, P.O. Box 374, Millinocket, ME 04462. Arrangements are by Lamson Funeral Home, Millinocket. Messages of condolence may be expressed at Phyllis’ Book of Memories at