Phyllis J. McCleary, 96, of Latrobe, passed away on Wednesday, September 29, 2021 at Brookdale Latrobe. She was born April 4, 1925 in Chesterland, OH, a daughter of the late Howard and Ruth (Peterson) Reiter. Phyllis received a Bachelors in Business Education from Ohio State University. She was an active member of the United Presbyterian Church in Latrobe where she was a trustee, a former treasurer, a member of the CIC class, and the church organist for over 40 years. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband Gail P. McCleary, her brothers-in-law, John Holm, Charles McCleary, and John McCleary; and a sister-in-law, Mary McCleary. She is survived by her children, James P. McCleary (Loretta) of Latrobe, Mary Lou Nagel (Richard) of Virginia, David McCleary (Kelly) of New Alexandria, and Carol McCleary of Philadelphia; four grandchildren, Julie Simmons (Nicholas), Jacklyn Chimino (Nicholas), Christy Lormel (Michael), and James D. McCleary; ten great grandchildren, Jayson, Ryan, and Brody Simmons, Palmer and Cooper Chimino, Liam, Grant, and Mary Lormel, and Quinn and Harper McCleary; and her sister, Ruth Reiter Holm (John) of Newbury, Ohio. Friends will be received Sunday, October 3rd from 5 to 8 PM in the Hartman-Graziano Funeral Home, Inc. 1500 Ligonier Street Latrobe PA 15650. A funeral service will be held on Monday, October 4th at 1PM in Latrobe United Presbyterian Church, 340 Spring St, Latrobe, PA 15650, with her pastor, the Rev. John Simpson officiating. Interment will follow in Unity Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Latrobe United Presbyterian Church at 340 Spring St, Latrobe, PA 15650 or to Action for Animals at PO Box 814 Latrobe PA 15650 or at www.afashelter.org/.