December 4, 2010
202 W. Maple Street Willard OH 44890 12/6/2010 14:00:00
16209 E. Seneca Co. Road 46 Bellevue OH 44811 12/7/2010 11:00:00
Gerald E. “Gerry” Phillips, age 74, of North Greenfield Road, Willard, Ohio, passed away Saturday, December 4, 2010 at the Stein Hospice in Sandusky, Ohio. He was born on April 8, 1936 to the late Eugene and Anna (Gwirtz) Phillips in Norwich Township, Ohio. Gerry was the owner of Phillips Auto Repair and a retired machinist from N&S Railroad in Bellevue, Ohio. He was also a lifelong member of St. Sebastian Catholic Church in Bismark, Ohio.
Gerry is survived by his wife, Dian (Deibert) Phillips whom he married on June 15, 1957; six children, Carrie (Michael) Snook of Willard, Stephen (Janet) Phillips of Willard, Jeffrey (Evelyn) Phillips of Attica, Susan (Nate) Frisch of Attica, Gerald L. (Susan) Phillips of Willard, and Jeanne (Doug) Lillo of Willard; 16 grandchildren; 13 great-granchildren; a sister, Delores (Don) Heil of Tiffin; a sister-in-law, Margaret Phillips, wife of the late Melvin Phillips; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He is preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Melvin Phillips; and granddaughter, Nicole Phillips.
Visitation will be Monday, December 6, 2010, from 2-4 and 6-8 P.M. at the Secor Funeral Home in Willard. Funeral Mass will be Tuesday at 11:00 A.M. at St. Gaspar del Bufalo Church with Father Paul Fahrbach officiating. Burial will be at Bismark Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Stein Hospice in Sandusky, American Cancer Society, Bismark Senior Community Center or to the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.secorfuneralhomes.com
We just heard today of Gerry’s passing, we are so sorry for your loss and that we were not there to suport you at this sad time our love and prayers are with you all loveingly Nancy and Roger
So sorry for your loss. Our prayers are to you.
Gerry, I am so sorry for your loss.
My prayers are with all of you!
diana so sad to here about jerry i had thought we hadnt seen you this summer eating your ice cream well are prayer are with you and your family though this time
Heart felt prayers to you Diana and your family at this time . My heart goes out to you and Steve ,Janet and family , God be with you at this very tough time . Love Mike & Carol Moore and Families
We send our sympathy to each and everyone of Gerry’s loved ones.
Our Prayers are with you. God Bless
Mike & Danette
You all have my sympathy! Cherish the memories and be thankful for all the time you had with your husband, father and grandfather! I will keep you all in my prayers!