P hillip J. Neddo, 66, of North Williams Street, passed away on Monday, Jan. 3, 2011, following a long illness.
Born on March 3, 1944, he was the son of the late Charles F. Neddo and Evangeline Neddo.
He was a graduate of Whitehall High School, class of 1962. He served in the U.S. Marine Corps, receiving an honorable discharge in 1968.
Phillip was active in the American Legion and was a past commander of Post 83 and past commander of the Washington County American Legion.
He retired from the New York State Department of Corrections after 25 years of service.
Besides his parents, he is predeceased by one son, James R. Neddo.
Survivors include his wife, Barbara (Gordon) Neddo of Whitehall; two children, Mark Neddo and his wife, Melanie, and Renee Neddo and her companion, Dan Lafayette; one brother, Allan Neddo of Chicago; and six grandchildren, Micaela Neddo, Jaykob Neddo, Brittany Lyman, Shane Smith, Amber Lafayette and Connor Lafayette.
A funeral service will be conducted on Saturday, Jan. 8, at 11 a.m. at the Whitehall United Methodist Church, Greenmount Cemetery Lane, Whitehall, with the Rev. Virginia Deyo, pastor, officiating. Interment will be at a later date in the Saratoga National Cemetery.
Family and friends may call at the Jillson Funeral Home, Inc., 46 Williams St., Whitehall, on Friday, Jan. 7, from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. The American Legion Post 83 will conduct a wake service at 7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may take the form of a donation in memory of Phillip to the Whitehall Central School Music Department or the Whitehall Central School Cheerleading Booster Club, both at Buckley Road, Whitehall, N.Y. 12887.
Following the funeral service, family and friends are invited to a time of fellowship and refreshments at the United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall.