Philip K. Engel(1983 - 2013)

Philip K. Engel

AGE: 29 • formerly of Somerset

Philip Keith Engel, 29, of New London, CT, formerly of Somerset, died Monday, April 22, 2013 at his home.

Born in New York City, he was raised in Somerset until settling in New London in 2005. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from Rutgers University in 2005 with his Bachelors Degree in Mechanical Engineering, specializing in Aviation Technology. After moving to Connecticut, he went to work as an engineer for General Dynamics Corporation in their Electric Boat Division in New London, specializing in submarine technologies. Philip enjoyed tinkering with cars with his brother, Eric, playing the trumpet, listening to music, gardening and studying European history.

He was survived by his mother, Rosalie Engel of Somerset, who sadly passed away on May 9, 2013. Surviving Philip are his father Stephen Engel and his step-mother Lynn Essig, of East Brunswick; his brother, Eric Engel of Somerset, and; his grandparents, Mildred Engel of Far Rockaway, NY and George and Anna Essig of Beth Page, NY.

Cremation was private. The family will receive friends at a Memorial Service on Saturday afternoon, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Spotswood Funeral Home, 475 Main Street, Spotswood.

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Published in Home News Tribune & Courier News on May 17, 2013