Born April 15, 1924 in Seattle; died December 8, 2012 in Shoreline. Survived by Rosemary, his loving wife of 66 years; his children, James (Susan), Neal (Joanie), Helen Mitchell, and Tony (Vivian); 9 grandchildren, David, Theresa, Ryan, Jeffrey, Jaime, Jonathan, Jennifer, Christina, and Katelyn; 3 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Sylvia and Olivia; his brother, Jack; “twin” sister, Bess Lawrence; and his beloved dog, Bessie.
Philip served in the U. S. Army during WWII and retired from Boeing after 32 years. He was a resident of Whidbey Island, and a long-time member of St. Hubert Catholic Church and of the Knights of Columbus. Philip, known as “Papa” to his children and grandkids, was a devoted husband and family man who was loved by all who knew him. Remembrances may be made to Salvation Army at donate.salvationarmy.org
Recitation of the Rosary will be Thursday, December 13th, at 7:30 PM at Hoffner Fisher & Harvey Chapel 508 North 36th St, Seattle Funeral Mass will be celebrated Saturday, December 15th at 11AM St. Hubert Catholic Church 804 3rd St., Langley, WA 98260.