Block Island Times

Edward Phillips, 95

It is with deep sadness that we say farewell to our beloved father, grandfather, and great-grandfather, Edward Perry Phillips. His spirit and kind being touched the hearts of many who knew him, enjoyed his humor, and his love for Block Island.
Born on Feb. 5, 1924 in New York City, Ned was raised by his parents, Lawrence and Marion, in New York and Southport, Conn. He attended St. Bernard’s School in New York City, and Avon Old Farms and Loomis in Connecticut. His college years at Trinity College were shortened when he enlisted in

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