Harold W. Phillips

October 24th, 1933 - January 9th, 2019

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          Harold W. Phillips, 85, of Erie, passed away Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at his residence.

          He was born on October 24, 1933 in Edinboro, PA, son of the late Charles and Lillie (Lewis) Phillips.

          Harold was employed as a farmer, working on many farms in the Erie Area.  After his retirement, Harold loved walking around picking up and recycling aluminum cans.

          Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Alice Louise (Slater) Phillips; son, Ronald Phillips; grandchildren, William Start and Ashley Phillips: great grandchild, Dupree Gregory; sisters, Grace Chapin, Leslie Phillips, Velma Parmarter, and Alta “Tillie” Howard and brothers, Levert, Boyd, Edgar and Harland Phillips.

          He is survived by his daughters, Cheryl Cassatt, Christine Russell and Bonnie Phillips; sons, Howard Phillips (Tina), Donald Phillips and Charles Phillips (Lisa); 21 grandchildren, 35 great-grandchildren, 5 great great-grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

          Friends may call at Brugger Funeral Homes & Crematory, Pine Avenue Branch, 845 East 38th Street on Friday from 2:00 until the time of a funeral service at the funeral home at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Jamie Smith, officiating.

         Burial will be Monday at 10:00 a.m. in Erie Cemetery.

          Condolences may be expressed at www.bruggerfuneralhomes.com.