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PHILLIPS, George E. "Ike"

PHILLIPS - George E. "Ike"
Age 81, of the City of Tonawanda and formerly of North Tonawanda, December 17, 2010 at Hospice Buffalo. He is survived by his dearest Audrey M. Batt of 30 years; father of Laura Ann Phillips, Lisa Ann Phillips and Linda Ann (Steven) Hill and grandfather of Heather Hill and was the brother of the late Ralph (late Maryann) Phillips; also survived by several nieces and nephews. The family will receive relatives and friends Tuesday from 4-8 PM at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (between Morgan and Broad Sts) in Tonawanda. A memorial mass will be celebrated Wednesday at 10 AM in St. Francis of Assisi Chapel, 71 Adam St. in Tonawanda. Friends invited. Entombment will be in St. Francis Chapel Columbarium. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Roswell Park Cancer Institute or to Hospice Buffalo, Inc. George taught seventh and eighth grade in the Niagara Wheatfield School District for 30 years, retiring in 1991. He was a US Army veteran serving during the Korean War. An avid fisherman, he spent his childhood years at his parents fishing camp in Georgian Bay, Ontario.

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