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Philip J. Stamp, longtime pharmacist, store owner

Nov. 5, 1931 – Sept. 6, 2013

A Mass of Christian Burial for Philip J. Stamp, a pharmacist with a long history at Wegmans stores, will be offered at 9:30 a.m. Saturday in St. Joseph University Catholic Church, 3269 Main St.

Mr. Stamp, of Kenmore, died Friday in Hospice Buffalo after a short illness. He was 81.

He was born in Buffalo and graduated from Kenmore High School in 1949. He received a bachelor’s degree in pharmacy in 1953 from the University of Buffalo.

Mr. Stamp was a veteran of the Army and received the Good Conduct Medal, the National Defense Service Medal and the Army of Occupation Medal.

He worked for Upjohn Co. as a pharmaceutical sales representative from 1954 to 1964. He was co-owner of Northside Pharmacy in Eden from 1964 to 1970.

From 1979 to 1998, when he retired, Mr. Stamp worked as a Wegmans supermarket pharmacist. He was one of the pharmacists who worked at the opening of the store in Depew in 1979. In 1981, he moved to the Alberta Drive location.

Survivors include his wife, Mary Ann; a daughter, Kathryn Hayek; a stepdaughter, Jennifer Vande Velde; three sons, Kevin, Thomas and Robert; two stepsons, Randy and Gregory Godding; and a brother, Donald.

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