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Erin Phelps
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Birth: Jan. 23, 1951
Missouri, USA
Death: unknown
Massachusetts, USA

Age 61. Devoted wife of Tanya Zucconi. Beloved mother of Nora and Max McElroy. Former wife of Richard McElroy. Daughter of the late Richard and Ellen (Beasley) Phelps.

Erin passed away at home after living with Breast Cancer for 19 years, surrounded by her family. A fan of the Celtics, gardening, reading and enjoying her family, cats and friends, Erin lived in Arlington with her partner of 19 years, Tanya Zucconi. The eldest of three girls, Erin was born in Joplin, MO on January 23, 1951 to Richard and Ellen (Beasley) Phelps. Erin moved to Massachusetts to attend graduate school, following her undergraduate studies at Douglas College, of Rutgers University. Erin received her Ed.M. and Ed.D. from the Harvard Graduate School of Education in the early 1980s, and began working for The Henry Murray Research Center of Harvard University. Erin left Harvard in 2004 for Tufts University, where she spent her most fulfilled and productive professional years.

In 2009 Erin took a medical leave from Tufts, but she continued her involvement in the lives and studies of her students, mentoring them one-on-one as long as her health permitted. Erin is survived by sister Ellen and her husband Bob Didyoung, nephews in VT, ME and OK, and sister Edith Phelps. Loving daughter-in-law of David and Toni Zucconi. 
 
Burial:
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Created by: AngelWings
Record added: Mar 01, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 86040662
 

What a courageous fight!!!! Rest in peace
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 Added: Jan. 7, 2016

- JMW
 Added: Dec. 21, 2015

- JMW
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