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James J. “Buddy” Phillips

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service to be conducted at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett on Tuesday, July 10th at 1:30 p.m. Please gather inside the front gate at Woodlawn Cemetery & then we will proceed to the gravesite.

Born & raised in Revere, “Buddy” was an alumnus of the Class of 1942, Revere High School. He joined the U.S. Navy & served as a Seaman 1st Class from January 30th, 1943 thru January 31, 1946. Among his commendations from the U.S. Navy, he was awarded one Silver Star, a most prestigious accomplishment. For most of his working career, he worked with the Department of Public Works in Revere as a Class A Painter. He took a fairly early retirement and enjoyed many years with his wife & family. He was most proud of his memberships in Fraternal Organizations, especially his affiliation & his active support to the Beachmont V.F.W. Post 6712. He was also a member of the Beachmont Yacht Club. “Buddy ” lived almost all his life in Beachmont Revere and Revere, i.e., off Broadway.

He was the beloved husband of the late, Anna May (Anderson) Phillips, who passed May 15, 2008. He is the devoted father to Terese Phillips of Bedford & the late Karen Phillips & the late Eric J. Phillips. He is the cherished grandfather to Candice J. Yontz of Colorado, Brianna J. & Kayla A. Phillips, both of Wilton, N.H. He is the dear brother of Robert Phillips & his wife, Barbara of Warwick, R.I. & the late, Lorraine Wheelock & her late husband Paul of Orient Heights, East Boston.


Services

Graveside Service

Tuesday, July 10th at 1:30 p.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, Everett
(Please meet at the main gate by 1:15 p.m.)

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the New England Home & Center for Veterans, P.O. Box 845257, Boston, MA 02284-5257.


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