Wolcott – Philip L. Allison, 87, of Wolcott, passed away peacefully on Wednesday August 11, 2021 with his family by his side. He was the loving husband of 57 years of Bertha (Mitchell) Allison and each considered the other a gift from God.
Philip was born on December 15, 1933 in Baltimore, Maryland, son of the late Robert A. Jr., and Gladys (Britton) Allison. Philip enlisted in the U.S. Army and served honorable in Korea from 1953-1956. He was a graduate of Towson High School in Maryland and later obtained his Business Management Degree from the University of Baltimore in 1960. He then went on to own his own engineering sales company and retired in 1996. Phil will be remembered for being extremely caring about others and ability to make others smile. He cherished spending time with family and his two dogs, Max and Lester. He avidly enjoyed sports, spending many years as a Little League baseball coach in Wolcott. He loved supporting veterans, animals, and spending time at the second family home on Nantucket Island.
Phil was a member of the Wolcott Congregational Church and the Faith Living Church in Plantsville.
Besides his wife, Bertha, Philip is survived by his children, Susan McKenna and her husband Chris, and Philip Allison and his wife Kimberly; seven grandchildren, Colin, Allison, Elisabeth, and Molly McKenna, and Brittany, Lauren, and Christie Allison; and several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by four siblings, Elizabeth Kamsler, Virginia Hunt, Robert Allison, and Marvel Gill.
Family and friends may call on Sunday, August 15, 2021 from 2:00 to 4:00 P.M. at Woodtick Memorial, 420 Woodtick Rd., Wolcott. Masks are asked to be worn at this time. A graveside service with full military honors will be held directly at Woodtick Cemetery (behind Woodtick Memorial) on Monday August 16 at 11:00 A.M.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of Phil Allison to the Tunnel to Towers Foundation at https://t2t.org/, or the charity of your choice.
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