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Philip F. Appleby

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NARRAGANSETT, RI -- Philip F. Appleby, 79, of Meadowbrook Way in Narragansett, died Wednesday, Nov. 1, in the Rhode Island Veterans Home in Bristol. He was the husband of Helen (Brown) Appleby.

Born in Providence, a son of the late Everett S. and Bertha (Farrington) Appleby Jr., Philip lived in Narragansett for the past five-and-a-half years coming from Bennington, Vt. Appleby was a World War II Navy veteran, serving proudly on the heavy cruiser USS Helena. He was an accountant for 40 years, retiring in 1992. Philip was an avid golfer.

Besides his wife Helen, Philip is survived by five sons: Robert P. and Scott W. Appleby of Connecticutt, Kenneth S. of Pennsylvania, David J. of Texas and Andrew D. of Michigan; a daughter, Laurie H. Appleby of Boston; a sister, Miriam L. Appleby of New Hampshire; and 12 grandchildren.

Services will be private at the request of the family. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Jimmy Fund, 44 Binney St., Boston, MA 02115. Arrangements are made by the Forbes Funeral Home of Wakefield.
Published in Bennington Banner on Nov. 4, 2006
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