Phyllis Marie Muccini, age 73, of Corning died Wednesday, May 9, 2012 at Corning Hospital.\n\n\n\n\nPhyllis was born on July 14, 1938 in Sabetha, Kansas, the daughter of Ferdinand and Helen (Vohs) Werner. She graduated from Fairview High School, and received two Associate degrees from Corning Community College and a B.A. from Elmira College. She married Frank Muccini on August 7, 1992 in Sabetha, KS. \n\n\n\n\nPhyllis was employed for Corning Incorporated in the Corning Asahi, International, and TV groups retiring with over 35 years of service.\n\n\n\n\nShe was a Communicant of All Saints Parish, and was passionate about volunteering. She served as a leader with the Boy Scouts and the Girl Scouts. While coaching softball, her team won the Cinderella World Series. She was a member of the Sister Cities Association, where she had been instrumental in creating the exchange program of American and Italian students. She was an active member and past officer of the Corning Lioness Club where she had been instrumental in promoting and training others in the Pre-School Vision Screening Program for children throughout New York State. She received numerous awards for various Corning community activities. Phyllis volunteered with the American Cancer Society She enjoyed travelling, the outdoors, flowers and gardening, spending time at the farm, reading, listening to music, and spending time with her family. She was very compassionate and had a lot of empathy. She will be greatly missed by all.\n\n\n\n\nShe is survived by her husband Frank; two daughters, Deborah Waterstraat of Painted Post and Nancy Daines of Corning; a son, Steven Rossettie of Corning; four sisters, Patricia (Gary) Meyer of Athens, OH, Charlene Beckett of Marina, CA, Eileen Hill of Mi Wuk Village, CA, and Susan (Jack) Fanning of St. Josephs, MO; two brothers, Melvin (Jan) Werner of Sabetha, KS and Richard (Jana) Werner of Manhattan, KS; eleven grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; several nieces and nephews. \n\n\n\n\nCalling hours will be held on Sunday, May 13 from 1-3 and 6-8 at Haughey Funeral Home, 216 E. First Street in Corning. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:00 AM on Monday, May 14 at St. Mary's Church, State Street in Corning with Father Pat Connor and Father Lew Brown officiating. Burial will be in St. Mary's Cemetery in Corning.\n\n\n\n\nMemorial donations may be made to a charity of your choice.