Phillips, Otto

Phillips, Otto

December 9th, 2015

Peacefully, at Victoria Hospital on Wednesday, December 9, 2015, in his 72nd year. Beloved husband of Wendy. Loving father of Joseph (the late Lynda) Phillips and Penny (Doug) Cloutier; step-father of Mark Bray and Paul Wilson. Adored grandfather of J.J., Ricky, Joey, Katie, Daniel and Dougie; step-grandfather of Lyndon. Dear brother of Josef (Sue) Phillips and Helga (Kim) Gene. Sadly missed by many nieces, nephews, family and his “Phillips Tool Family”. Otto started Phillips Tool and Mould, in 1975, successfully employing hundreds of people for over 35 years. Otto loved fishing, and his boats and cars. Visitation will be held on Saturday from 7:00-9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the memorial service will be conducted on Sunday, December 13, 2015 at 2:00 p.m., with visitation one hour prior to the service. A special thank you to the nurses and staff of Victoria Hospital for their care and compassion. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Otto are asked to consider the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario or the Ontario Lung Association.

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john Mccallum My best to all the Family.
Dave WilliamsSympathies to the family for your loss
Dave Hickman A great man that will be missed by many. Thoughts and prayers for the Phillips from my family to yours.
Jody TrembleyHard to believe PTM has been closed for over 5 years, Still miss the Job Otto gave me, I would not be where I am today if it wasn't for Otto Phillips. Thanks for years and years of good memories ,RIP my Friend, Condolences to the entire Family.
Ken DaleMy deepest sympathies for your family. I enjoyed my time working at the offices and spending time with Otto when he was there. I will always remember the wonderful Christmas Parties that we attended. He will be missed greatly.
Mike WilkerOtto will be missed by many people. My sympathies to his entire family.
Jerry Cripps Old school buisness man. They don't make them like that anymore. And that's a shame. Love him or lothe him, you'll probably never forget him.
Eric MacejkoMy condolences to all the family.
Jamie DohertyOur thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time, James & Liz
Jeff GouldMy condolences to all the family.
Chris vonWistinghausenMy true condolences to the family. Otto was a great man to work for and he will be missed.
Joe LeporeMy condolences to Otto's family. Always greatful for 13 awesome years at PTM. Glad I ran into him one more time. RIP Otto.
King Fai Chan & FamilyOur condolences to all the Phillips Family One of the greatest men that we have ever met. Our family will be forever indebted to the friendship & opportunities that he gave our family. Forever grateful Forever remembered. King Fai Chan and Family
Rich WillMy condolences to the entire family. We did business together for many years and always enjoyed the annual golf tournament. I got to meet Wendy and other family members at these events. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Sincerely, Rich
Murray Morgan Sadly missed by many. A big part or the reason I am where I am in this trade today . I will never forget his generosity and the good times we had . R.I.P. my friend
Paul casacelivery sorry to hear the loss of this great man , he did a lot for me i will never forget him , very sad day for me , my condolences to his family , he was a very generous person and i am very happy to have worked for him
Eva AdamouOur deepest sympathies go out to the entire Phillips family. Wow.. what a guy to work for for 20 years... very kind and so good to all of the Phillips Tool and Mould family and everyone that knew him. His memory will forever be in our hearts.
Lesley Mills I was a little girl when I met Otto Phillips. He gave me so many happy childhood memories. Every year I looked forward to those Phillips Tool Christmas parties and summer picnics. The highlight of course those water balloons!! So much fun. My children were even able to attend many years later. What a kind and generous man to do that for others. Rest in peace dear Otto. You will always be remembered. My condolences to all of his family at this time and may you find comfort in knowing just how much he touched everyone's heart.
Bob and Melanie DaduraWords cannot express our sympathy for Otto's family. Otto was one of a kind, a great human being and a terrific friend. Happy that he is no longer bound to the physical limitations he had in later life. Rest in peace, Otto.
Linda JohnstonMy deepest sympathy to the Phillips family......Otto was such a kind generous man ..... He will be missed.
Bryan MillsA Great man and a great Boss but most of all a good friend,Rest in peace my Friend You will be sorely missed. Thanks for everything Boss! My deepest sympathy to all your family.
Rob JonesI've never forgotten the opportunity that Otto gave me when he hired me at PTM almost 30 years ago. Always showed respect for people and recognized their contributions to the company.
Sam Ho and familyOur sympathy and condolences to the Phillips family. Otto will be remembered for the opportunity he gave us as a new immigrant family back in the day. Rest in peace.
Tore & Roselyn HoibyWendy we are so sorry to hear about Otto's passing. We have many memories of our time together on the golf course. We are in Arizona and unable to attend funeral but know our thoughts are with you.
Otto's sister (Helga)Otto, I am comforted to know you are now at peace. Your spirit to live finally moved on to a better place. We had many chats - enough to know how much you loved your family and how proud you were of your children. Our conversations brought us closer and we expressed our love for each other many times. You will always be in my memory as a man who overcame all odds and still endured. Your strength in that I will always admire. As you and I said the last time we met "I love you". I say it now again "I love you, Otto". Our mother, too, is happy that you are at rest.
Brian CrockettSo sorry for your loss Otto was my first leader in the trade he taught me many things i will always be grateful for this, he had a great sense of humor even when i screwed things up
Christine, Hubert and KlaraWe are so sorry about the loss of Otto. He was the kindest and most generous person one could imagine. We will always keep him in our hearts.
Lilli, Frieda, Simon und Rudi mit FamilienWir mchten Euch unser herzlichstes Beileid zum Ableben unseres Cousins Otto aussprechen. Euch allen viel Kraft in dieser schweren Zeit. Mge er in Frieden ruhen.
Nick AuldMy deepest sympathy to the Phillips family. Otto was a great man with a big heart . He will be missed by many.
Sylvia, Gerhard, Moritz from Austria We are really sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.
Susan Pratt-SleegersNow you are with two old friends Peter & Bert, lots of fond memories, rest in Peace.
Sandra OdetteWe met fifty years ago We shared alot of good times with our children and friends. You were always a kind man and we shaed many funny stories over the years. You are now at Peace and in Our Lords Loving Arms. My prayers go out to all your children and family . Love and Prayers Sandra
Al DixonMy sympathies to the family. Had lots of good times working with Otto in the '60's at Paragon tool.
Rob MacaulaySo sorry to hear of Otto's passing. I've never forgotten that he gave me the break 30 years ago that led me to where I am today. He will be sadly missed.
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