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John Edward Phillips

Obituary for John Edward Phillips

August 13, 1952 - October 23, 2018
Landenberg, Pennsylvania | Age 66


John Edward Phillips of Landenberg, PA, age 66, passed away Tuesday, October 23, 2018. He was born in Delaware on August 13, 1952 to the late John Phillips and Margaret (Jameson) Phillips.

In his youth John was proud of his time spent as an Eagle Scout. As an adult he worked as a metrologist and machinist for DuPont, and later for Siemens, before retiring in 2009. In his leisure time John enjoyed fishing, vegetable gardening and collecting antiques.

John is survived by his three children: David Phillips of New Castle, DE, Brian Phillips of Vienna, VA and Rebecca Kriss (Jonathan) of Christiansburg, VA; as well as seven siblings and several extended family members. In addition to his parents, John was preceded in death by his wife, Cathy Lucille Phillips.

A memorial service will be held in John's honor at 7:00 pm on Friday, November 9, 2018 at R.T. Foard & Jones Funeral Home, 122 W. Main St., Newark, DE 19711, where family and friends may begin visiting at 6:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in John's honor may be made payable to the "American Heart Association" and sent in care of the funeral home.

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