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Merle Winsor Phillips

Male 1932 - 2002  (69 years)

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  • Name Merle Winsor Phillips 
    Born 19 October 1932  New Castle, Lawrence, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 26 February 2002  Okeechobee, FL, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 2 March 2002  Graceland Cemetery, New Castle, Lawrence, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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      Social Security Death Index
      Name Birth Death Last Residence Last Benefit SSN Issued
      MERLE W PHILLIPS 19 Oct 1932 26 Feb 2002 (V) 16101 (New Castle, Lawrence, PA) (none specified) 206-24-1121 Pennsylvania
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      Merle Winsor Phillips Sr.
      Electrician, Mason lived in New Castle, had son here

      Merle Winsor Phillips Sr., 122 Aiken Road, New Castle, died Feb. 26, 2002, in his son's residence in Okeechobee, Fla. He was 69.

      Mr. Phillips was born Oct. 19, 1932, in New Castle to Russell M. and Alice Lavarack Phillips.

      He was an electrician for 36 years with International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers Local Union 712 in Beaver.

      The member of Trinity Episcopal Church, New Castle, also belonged to Free and Accepted Masons New Castle Lodge 642 and was a 32nd Degree Mason.

      He was an avid bowler and member of numerous other local social clubs.

      His wife, the former Betty Jane Tokar, died May 2, 1999.

      Surviving are: three daughters, Roxanne McConahy and Pamela Brown, both New Castle; and Judy Brown, Chesapeake, Va.; three sons, Randall S. Phillips, Farrell; David A. Phillips, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.; and Merle W. Phillips Jr., Okeechobee; two sisters, Lucille Robison, New Castle; and Shirley Jimenez, Los Angeles; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.

      Besides his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Darrell A. Phillips; four brothers, Russell S. Phillips; Wilbur A. Phillips, Halland C. Phillips and Earl D. Phillips; and one sister, Martha Phillips.

      Merle Winsor Sr., 69, of 122 Aiken Road, New Castle.
      Calling hours: 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Friday (3-1-02) in WILLIAM F. AND ROGER M. DeCARBO FUNERAL HOME, 926 Cunningham Ave., New Castle.
      Service: Funeral service at noon Saturday (3-2-02) in Trinity Episcopal Church, New Castle, with the Rev. George Wareham, rector, officiating. Funeral procession will leave the funeral home at 11:30 a.m.
      Burial: Graceland Cemetery, New Castle.
    Person ID I10132  Houliston Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 September 2007 

    Father Russell Phillips,   b. about 1891, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Alice Lavarack,   b. 5 August 1892, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1972  (Age 79 years) 
    Family ID F3371  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Betty Jane Tokar,   b. 9 May 1939,   d. 2 May 1999  (Age 59 years) 
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     7. Darrell A Phillips,   b. 8 May 1956,   d. November 1978  (Age 22 years)
    Family ID F3372  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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