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Philip Wasson Neff, Jr

August 10, 1940 ~ January 25, 2018 (age 77)

Philip Wasson Neff, Jr., 77 of West Chester, PA, passed away in his sleep on Thursday, January 25, 2018.

He was the husband of the late Dorothy Ruth Neff.

Born August 10, 1940 in Philadelphia, PA, he was the son of the late Philip Wasson Neff and the late Mary Yearsley Hoopes Neff.

Philip was a 1958 graduate of West Chester Joint High School and attended Grove City College.

He was a member of Boy Scout Troop 6 in West Chester and obtained the rank of Eagle Scout.   

He worked in the Mushroom industry for over 30 years and later as a house painter.

A lifelong West Chester resident, Philip enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing bridge and attending Penn State football games.  He was a member of the former Brandywine Fishing Club in Lake Pocono, PA and the YAG Club in Kennett Square.

Most of all, he loved spending time with family and his many local friends. 

He is survived by his children, Ginnie Mosher, Polly McCullough, Philip Wasson Neff III and Tim Neff; grandchildren, Wills, Caroline, Charlotte, Claire, Dorothy and Malin.

Relatives and Friends are invited to his visitation on Saturday, February 3, 2018 from 10:00 am - 11:00 am at the DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc., 410 North Church Street, West Chester, PA 19380 610.696.1181 followed by his Memorial Service at 11:00 am.  

Interment will be private.

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