Albert Lloyd Phillips

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Albert Lloyd Phillips, 82, longtime resident of East Hartford, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 6, 2013.

Albert was the loving husband of the late Anne (Greene) Phillips. Al was born on Nov. 30, 1930, in Hartford, a son of the later Albert J. and Marie Goba (Phillips) Smith. Al proudly served in the United States Army during the Korean War. After returning home, he was employed by the Town of East Hartford, streets division and Parks and Recreation Department. He also served as vice president for his brother-in-law, William Atkins, used car dealership, Atkins. Al was a devoted and loving husband, father, and grandfather, leaving a legacy of strong work ethic and family values.

He will be dearly missed by his family, daughter, Diane Choquette of Andover; son, Alan Phillips, and his wife, Karen, of East Windsor; daughter, Debra Phillips of East Hartford with whom he lived; grandson, Alan Jr., and his wife, Jarlyn; grandson, Vincent Sheehan, and his wife, Joann; granddaughter, Stephanie Lisenko, and her husband, Stephen; grandson, Michael Phillips; granddaughter Tricia Ann Phillips; and grandson, Kyle Choquette. He will also be missed by his brother, Richard Phillips, and his wife, Sandra, of Manchester; half sister, Dorothy Zionts; several nieces and nephews, and dear lifelong friend, Richard Trinks, with whom he shared many memories. In addition to his parents and his wife, Al is predeceased by his grandson, Zak Choquette.

Funeral services will begin Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2013, at 9:30 a.m. at Newkirk and Whitney Funeral Home, 318 Burnside Ave, East Hartford, CT 06108, followed by a funeral liturgy at 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Burial with full military honors will follow in Hillside cemetery, East Hartford.

Calling hours will be today, Tuesday, Oct 8, from 4 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

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Published in Journal Inquirer from Oct. 8 to Oct. 12, 2013
Albert Lloyd Phillips
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318 Burnside Ave | East Hartford, CT 06108 | (860) 528-4135
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