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Phillippe Wunder

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Phillippe Clifton Wunder 1930-2012 Phillippe Clifton Wunder, 81, of 90 New Windsor Road, Hinsdale, died Sunday, July 15, 2012, at Berkshire Medical Center, in Pittsfield. Born in Richmond, Va., on December 1, 1930, he was the son of John P. and Catherine V. Keil Wunder. A Korea and Viet Nam War veteran, Mr. Wunder enlisted with the United States Navy on November 19, 1948, re-enlisted on February 28, 1957, again on December 3, 1962, and was honorably discharged with the rank of Chief Engineman on March 18, 1968. He was a train and boat enthusiast, and was a member of the Pioneer Valley Live Steamers, Inc., a train club in Southwick, Mass., for forty years. Mr. Wunder leaves his wife, the former Katharine Z. Kettles, whom he married January 15, 1995. Mr. Wunder also leaves three daughters, Sherry Morris and her husband, Skip, of Uncasville, Conn., Barbara Janssen and her husband, Mark, of New London, Conn., and Pamela Barron and her husband, Richard, of Uncasville, Conn.; three stepsons, Richard Petrusewicz of Whiting, Ind., Robert Provencher and his wife, Michele, of Hinsdale, and Ronald Provencher and his wife, Brenda, of Hinsdale; two stepdaughters, Kathy Packard and her husband, Ralph of Payneville, Ky., and Karry Wells and her husband, Michael of Hinsdale; as well as twenty one grandchildren and twenty four great grandchildren. He was pre-deceased by a stepson, Charlie Petrusewicz, and a brother and sister. FUNERAL NOTICE: A Celebration of Life for Phillippe C. Wunder will be held on Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 2 p.m., at DERY-FOLEY FUNERAL HOME in Dalton, with military honors. Calling hours will precede the service beginning at 1 p.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Mr. Wunder may be made to the Pioneer Valley Live Steamers in care of the Funeral Home, 890 East Main Street, Dalton, MA 01226.

Published in The Berkshire Eagle on July 18, 2012
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