CANIFF Philip F., Retired Arlington Deputy Fire Chief, of Burlington, formerly of Arlington, March 30, 2013. Beloved husband of Donna L. (Kelley-McDonnell) of Burlington and the late Anne Louise (Fitzgerald). Loving father of Philip, Jr. and his wife Loraine of Burlington, Brian and his wife Shirley of Arlington, Shawn of NC, KerryAnne Diehl and her husband Christopher of Dedham, Kevin and his wife Karla of Arlington, and Andrew of Billerica. Stepfather of Kelly Standel of North Reading, Patrick McDonnell and his wife Sheila of Melrose, and Brian McDonnell and his fiance Sylvia Kirsch of Medfield. Brother of Donald of Arlington, Mary Clark of Arlington, the late Robert, Richard, Ralph, and Wesley. Also survived by 16 grandchildren, one great grandchild, many nieces, nephews, and friends. Funeral from the Edward V. Sullivan Funeral Home, 43 Winn Street, BURLINGTON (exit 34 off Rt. 128/95, Woburn side) on Wednesday, April 3 at 8:45 A.M. Followed by a Mass of Christian Burial in St. Eulalia’s Church, 50 Ridge Street, Winchester at 10:00 A.M. Visiting hours on Tuesday from 4:00 P.M.-8:00 P.M. Interment in Pine Haven Cemetery, Burlington. Memorials in Phil’s name may be made to a charity of one’s own choice. For directions, obituary and online guest book see www.sullivanfuneralhome.net or www.st_eulalia.homestead.com
The Guest Book is expired.
Published in Boston Herald on Apr. 1, 2013