in Rochester Democrat And Chronicle on September 16, 2010
passed away peacefully on Tuesday, Sept. 14, 2010 at the age of 83. He is predeceased
by his wife, Lela and survived by his son, Philip (Jane); daughter, Leslee (Paul)
Robach; grandchildren, Eric & Leigh Robach; and special friend Donna Vasseur.
a young man, Phil served in the Army and played professional baseball for the
St. Louis Cardinals organization. Phil joined the Rochester Police Department
in 1950 & retired as a Captain in 1985.
After his retirement from
the Rochester Police Dept, he pursued his love of thoroughbred horses, which he
bred & successfully raced throughout New York State.
The family will
receive friends to share memories TODAY from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at CRAWFORD FUNERAL
HOME (495 N. Winton Rd., between Browncroft & Humboldt).
Mass will be held on FRIDAY at 10 AM at St. Margaret Mary's church (401 Rogers
Interment White Haven Memorial Park.
For those wishing,
please consider honoring Phil with a donation to Operation Smile (6435 Tidewater
Drive, Norfolk, VA 23509).