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Robert Philippi Sr.

September 9, 1921 - August 16, 2012

Robert O. Philippi Sr., 90, of Yalesville, died on Thursday, August 16, 2012. He was the loving husband of the late Harriet Tompkins Philippi.

He was born in Yalesville, September 9, 1921, a son of the late Robert J. and Katherine Pesco Philippi. He was a Dairy Farmer and the proprietor of Philippi Farm and had also worked at Lyman Orchards and Golf Course for many years.

He is survived by his five children, Robert O. Philippi IV and his fiancée, Karen Seifert of Wallingford, Nancy Koskie and her husband Walter of Meriden, Sherry Schwink and her husband Stephen, Jane Yost and her husband Steven, and Jan Kirby and her husband Dale, all of Yalesville; his grandchildren, Kathleen Wells of Germantown, MD, Stephen Schwink of Menlo Park, CA, Kathryn Schwink of Rocky Hill and Mitchell Yost of Yalesville; his brother, Ernest Philippi; his sister, Delores Smith; his sister-in-law, Lila Philippi; and several nieces and nephews including his special nephew, Reginald Screen. He was predeceased by his brother, Edwin Philippi.

His family will receive relatives and friends at The Wallingford Funeral Home, 809 N. Main St. Ext., Wallingford, on Sunday, August 19, 2012 from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. A funeral service will be held on Monday at 11 a.m. at the funeral home. Interment will be in Walnut Grove Cemetery in Meriden. Gifts in his memory may be sent to The Foundation for End-of-Life Care, 5430 NW 33rd Avenue, Suite 106, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309.

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Born: September 9, 1921
Death: August 16, 2012

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Gifts in his memory may be sent to The Foundation for End-of-Life Care, 5430 NW 33rd Avenue, Suite 106, Ft Lauderdale, FL 33309.

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Visitation

Sunday August 19, 2012, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM at Wallingford Funeral Home
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Funeral Service

Monday August 20, 2012, 11:00 AM at Wallingford Funeral Home
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Interment

Monday August 20, 2012 at Walnut Grove Cemetery
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