Profile Image
Philis Seward
December 26, 2020


PORTLAND- Philis Sara Eastman, AKA Philis Cook Seward, a country girl city Mom, passed December 26, 2020. She’s the daughter of Fannie Leora Bowley and Philip Chester Eastman, stepdaughter to Wilfred Harold Bosworth. She is predeceased by two brothers, Chester Harry Eastman and Philip Chester Eastman Jr.

She graduated from Fryeburg Academy in 1943 and the Maine Eye and Ear Infirmary in 1947. Mom was a nurse her entire life. She married Dana Edward Cook in 1953, and raised three boys, Philip Dana Cook, Edward Brian Cook (deceased 1994) and Timothy Wilfred Cook. Philis was blessed with four granddaughters and eleven great grandchildren.

Later married to James R. Seward in 1970 and later lived in Portland quietly by herself.

A celebration for Mom will be held in the summer of 2021.

Online condolence messages can be submitted at the Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service website,

Arrangements have been entrusted to Chad E. Poitras Cremation and Funeral Service, Buxton,

Content is coming soon...
Chad E. Poitras Cremation & Funeral Service
498 Long Plains Road
Buxton, ME 04093