He is survived by his loving wife, Katherine; son, Dr. Phillip J. and Sondra and their sons, Tanner and Seth from Bradford; son, Dr. Matthew and Jackie and their children, Derrick, Ashley and Sean from Big Stone Gap, VA; stepson, Quinn Hanrahan and his daughter, Cora from Warren Center; stepson, Kevin Hanrahan and Kim and daughters, Piper and Presley from Ithaca, NY; stepdaughter, Bridie Zahora and Michael and their children, Ethan and Nicole from Hallstead. He is also survived by one brother, John from St. Cloud, FL; many nieces, nephews, many friends and colleagues and his adored pets (his “furry children”).
Phil started his career as golf pro at Ocean Reef, Key Largo, FL. He had many interesting ventures, including working on the Good Year Racing Team, being a stockbroker and insurance agent. Phil also served in the Air Force Reserves.
Most recently, Phil was employed for 19 years at the Bradford County Human Services in Towanda. He loved the service he provided and the people he worked with. He was actively involved in PA Association of County Drug and Alcohol Administrators (PACDA), of which he was the Chair for five years.
He loved sailing, fly fishing, hunting, traveling, gardening and caring for “his cabin on the mountain.” He loved being surrounded by his friends and family, especially his children, his stepchildren, and 10 cherished grandchildren. He was a wonderful friend, father, grandfather and husband.
Funeral services will be held on Thursday, June 13 at 11 a.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home (The Red House), 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, with the Rev. Joseph J. Manarchuck, his pastor, presiding. There will be a reception following the service. Interment will be in the Wyalusing Cemetery.
Friends called on Wednesday, June 12 from 4 to 7 p.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home (The Red House) in Wyalusing.
The family will supply the flowers. They ask that memorial contributions be sent to The American Cancer Society, Bradford County Unit, 1948 E. Third St., Williamsport, PA 17701.
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