HARVEY, Philip Allan

Phil passed away October 26, 2014, at Peace Arch Hospital, surrounded by his family after bravely battling heart and kidney disease. He was 77. He is survived by his loving wife Ann, his children Lyndon (Lynn), Laurie (Scott), and Michael (Kelly). “Poppa” is also survived by grandchildren Matthew, Nathan, Bennet, Samantha, Lane and Shea. Phil’s exceptional problem-solving skills and ability to relate to people earned him tremendous respect as manager of Human Resources with Merck Frosst where he spent 38 years of his working career. Phil’s fun-loving nature and genuine interest in peoples’ lives made him a treasured colleague and friend. He is also remembered for his love of sports. Phil was an avid athlete, playing hockey, baseball and football, and continuing on to coach football and hockey. Phil will be most deeply missed by the love of his life, Ann, his wife of 53 years. They enjoyed their years of retirement together entertaining friends and family at their home in Hawkesbury, Ontario and later in White Rock, BC. The family thanks the staff of 5 ACE, Peace Arch Hospital, for their compassionate and professional care. Service to be held Friday October 31st at 11am at the Star of the Sea Church, 1153 Fir Street, White Rock, BC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to the Kidney Foundation of Canada or to Peace Arch Hospital Foundation.

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