Laura was born in Boston on Oct. 2, 1924, a daughter of James and Rose (Marlor) Touhy.
Laura was a loving wife, mother and wonderful friend; a stand up Democrat and a phenomenal needlepoint hooker with a wonderful sense of humor throughout her entire life.
She is predeceased by her husband, Gerald R. Phinney, and a son, Peter Phinney, and a brother, Jim Tuohy.
Survivors include her son, Michael A. Phinney of Seattle; daughters Sue Phinney Cohen and her husband Dr. Roger D. Cohen of Milwaukee, Deana M. Phinney of Seattle, and Jane Phinney Fox of Wells; a sister, Rosemary T. Moore of Florida and a sister-in-law, Jan Tuohy of Virginia.
Services are private. The family is planning a Celebration of Life this coming summer.
In lieu of flowers, pay it forward.
To share a memory or leave a message of condolence, please visit Laura’s Book of Memories Page at www.bibberfuneral.com.
Arrangements are in care of Bibber Memorial Chapel, Kennebunk.