Passed peacefully after a lengthy illness on Tuesday, October 23, 2012, at the St. Catharines General Hospital, at the age of 70. Loving husband of Rita for 51 years.  Cherished father of Tim, Barb Phillips and Matt.  Devoted grandfather of Jeremy Phillips (Sophia) and Christopher Phillips and a great grandchild on the way.  Dear brother of Gerry (Judy), Tom (Lorraine), David (Janice), Shirley (Gary), Diane, Bruce (Pat) and Joseph (Donna). Fondly remembered by aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.  Predeceased by his parents David and Catherine Murray.

The family will receive friends at Morse & Son Funeral Home, 5917 Main St., on Saturday, October 27, 2012 from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m.  Cremation to follow. Those who wish may make a memorial donation to a charity of one’s choice. 

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