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“Sandi, We are so sorry about the passing of your father. Our condolences to you and your family. We are thinking about you during this difficult time...Read More »
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“Thoughts and Prayers are with you and your family during the time of your loss. ”
2 of 4 | Posted by: John Might - Chardon, OH

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Mike & Valerie Hargesheimer ”
3 of 4 | Posted by: Valerie Hargesheimer - OH

“I'm so sorry Sandi for the loss of your dad. I really enjoyed our last trip up to Inlet to see your dad. He was so nice and made me feel at home at...Read More »
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Howard G. Phillips, 72, of Inlet, died on Friday, October 12, 2012, at Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare. He was born on April 10, 1940, in Chardon, OH, a son of the late Frank and Ercie Bennett Phillips. He attended school to be an Electronic Technician and mechanical training for Mercury Engines. He married Ruth Hosack on September 3, 1976, in Chardon, OH. Howard and his wife Ruth owned and operated the Inlet Marina since May of 1982. With his free time he enjoyed riding his four wheeler and Harley Davidson and he also loved to travel, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife, Ruth; daughters, Terrie Adams and her husband, Chad of Roaming Shores, OH and Sandra Kleps and her husband, Gordon of Geneva, OH; stepson, Joseph Meiner and his fiance Patricia Spraker of Myrtle Beach, SC; grandchildren, Max Adams, Aaron Kleps and Amanda Kleps; sisters, Virginia Buck and her husband, Fred and Shirley Hunter; brother, Ray Phillips. He was predeceased by his brothers, Warren and Paul Phillips. The family would like to thank Faxton St. Luke's Healthcare for all the kind care and comfort that was given to Howard. A graveside service will be on Monday at time to be announced in the Riverview Cemetery, Old Forge. Calling hours will be on Sunday from 5:00 to 7:00 at the Dimbleby, Friedel, Williams & Edmunds Funeral Home, 128 Fern Ave., Old Forge. Friends may consider the American Lung Association or the Inlet Volunteer Emergency Services in memory of Howard.

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