With deep sadness we announce the death of Frederick Gordon Phillips who passed away on October 26, 2009 at Cascade Hospice at the age of 102, he was born July 6, 1907 in Red Deer, Alberta.
Fred is survived by his daughter: Lenore Phillips (Michael Jackson): their children, Stephen and Andrew; his son: Ronald Phillips: and his children Shawn and Tyson; his step-children: Donovan (Pat) Lawrence, Carol Lawrence (Dave), Linda (Graham) Smith, Leslie (Jack) Byers, Marlene (Don) Harris; and numerous other relatives and friends.
He was predeceased by his first wife: Margaret (Dyck); his second wife: Edna Smith; and his third wife: Margaret (Lawrence).
Fred spent most of his life in the Chilliwack area where he worked as an electrician & school custodian. He was a long standing member of the Masonic Lodge & Rosedale United Church. Following his retirement he took on small electrical jobs to keep busy.
Fred lived his last few years at Cascade Manor where he continued to be devoted to family and friends.
A Celebration of Fred’s Life will be held on November 7, 2009 at 10:30am at Rosedale United Church, 51337 Yale Rd., Rosedale. Donations may be made to Rosedale United Church, Box 212, Rosedale B.C. V0X 1X0.