Tuesday, September 24, 2013

Services set for Indiana Representative and Shared Parenting Advocate Phyllis Pond who died on Sunday

23 September 2013

Today I am saddened to announce that Indiana State Representative Phyllis Pond died Sunday presumable as a result of pulmonary fibrosis which was diagnosed last month. She was 82 years of age.

Representative Pond was elected to the state legislature in 1978 where she served until submitting her resignation over the Summer that was to be effective 15 October 2013. During her tenure Pond became know as a leading advocate for Shared Parenting in child custody cases. She served on the Indiana Child Custody and Support Advisory Committee and continued to file a joint legal custody bill but was unable to gain majority support.

Funeral service is 10:30 a.m. Friday, September 27, 2013 at Emanuel Lutheran Church, 800 Green St., New Haven with calling from 9 to 10 a.m. prior. Rev. Scott Zeckzer officiating. Calling is also 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday, September 26, 2013 at the church. Burial in Woodlawn Cemetery, Warren. Preferred memorials are to Emanuel Lutheran Church or Pulmonary Fibrosis Association. Arrangements by E. Harper & Son Funeral Home, 740 St. Rd. 930 E., New Haven.
Source: E. Harper & Son Funeral Home

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