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Gil Phillips

March 1, 1925 - September 8, 2015


On September 8, 2015, Mr. Gil Phillips of St. Paul, formerly of Glendon, passed away at the age of 90 years.  He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Hazel; 3 daughters & 3 sons, Dianne (Dennis) Simonson of Lac La Nonne, Eunice (Lyle) Lea-Wilson of Edmonton, Randy (Irene) Phillips of Mayo, Yukon, Noreen (Myles) Cotton of Glendon, Kevin (Nicole) Phillips & Allan (Frances) Phillips both of Mayo, Yukon; daughter-in-law, Hannah Phillips of Medicine Hat; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-grandson; 2 sisters, Eileen Simonson of Camrose & Shirley Hierlihy of Buck Lake.  He was predeceased by his son, Gary Phillips in 2005; 3 brothers, Gene, Mike & Bob; sister, Angeline.  A Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, September 17 at 2:00 p.m. at Glendon Seniors Center, Glendon.  Pastor Kelly Sibley will be officiating, with interment in Arcadia Cemetery, Glendon.  If desired, donations may be made to St. Paul & District Crisis Association c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.  To send condolences online, please visit www.gracegardensfuneralchapel.com.                          
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From: Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff

Grace Gardens Funeral Chapel Staff send our condolences to family and friends.

From: Noreen Cotton
Relation: He is my Dad

We are all overwhelmed. He was a wonderful, wonderful man. A husband, a father, a grandfather, a great-grandfather, a great-great-grandfather. He was a giving, loving person who loved his family with all his heart. We will miss him!

From: Colin Cote
Relation: Dad to a very long time and good friend

I am so sorry to hear of Gil’s passing. He was always such a nice man to me growing up with Kevin in Glendon. My thoughts and prayers are with you Mrs. Phillips (Hazel), Noreen, Randy, Kevin and Allan (the rest of the family too).

From: Jeanne Laskoski-Trachy
Relation: niece

Uncle Gil…… I will always remember your smiling face….and I look forward to seeing you again! To Auntie Hazel, Dianne, Eunice, Noreen, Randy, Kevin and Allen ….I know you are going to miss him dearly….

From: Cheryl Kemsley and Tom Kemsley
Relation: friendof the family

So sorry to hear of the passing of Gil. He was a wonderful gentle man with a smile for everyone. I always remember his huge smile and laughing eyes. May his memory burn in your hearts forever.
The song is ended, but the melody lingers on…

From: Arlene and Sherwin Prysunka
Relation: Friends to Noreen

Noreen and Family Our thoughts are with you at this time of remembering a great fun man. Your dad was always had a way of being very polite and kind to all of us young folk. Not so young anymore

From: Louise and Harvey Onciul
Relation: freind

So sorry to hear of Gilbert’s passing. Will always remember the fun times we had with him when we played in his hotel and also the fun times at Fork Lake. Gil was a great man. Stay strong and cherish your many memories.

From: Elvina (Mackie) Botrakoff
Relation: Neice through marriage

So sorry to hear of the passing of Uncle Gilbert, we always enjoyed visiting with him and Aunt Hazel. Our thoughts and prayers are with Hazel and all the family.

From: Marty Cote Ball

My deepest sympathies to Mrs. Phillips and all the family. My thoughts and prayers are with you all. Mr. Phillips was such a nice man. I don’t ever remember him not smiling. He always welcomed all us “kids” into his home at all hours, and we knew we were welcome. It was a pleasure growing up around the family and knowing him.

Service Schedule

  Funeral Service

Date & Time:
September 17, 2015
Beginning at 4:36pm

Glendon Seniors Center

Glendon, AB Canada

Glendon, AB Canada

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Memorial donations will be gratefully accepted to:
St. Paul & District Crisis Association c/o 5626 – 51 Street, St. Paul, AB T0A 3A1.

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