PHILLIPS, Charles “Verne”

The Lord took unto Himself our loving father and grandfather, Charles “Verne” Phillips in Edmonton on October 29,2021 at age 89. Verne will be remembered by his children as a faith-filled, devoted father who lovingly guided and cherished his family above all.

He will deeply missed by his children: Randy (Kerri); Darrell (Cheryl); Leah (Duncan); Gary; Paul (Sonia); Shelly Ann (Dale); Doug; Stephen (Kara); daughters-in-law, Judy, Monique and Nicole; and 27 grandchildren and 28 great grandchildren.

He was predeceased by his cherished wife of 64 years, Phyllis; his parents, Harold and Elsie; son, Dwayne; his siblings Harley, Jerane and Sheila; and great grandson Parker.

Due to Covid limits, a private funeral Mass will be held in St. Agnes Catholic Church, 10826 62 Ave, on Friday November 5, 2021, at 1:00 pm. Interment will follow in St. Anthony Cemetery.

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You can view Charles Verne Phillips Celebration of Life at

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Gianna Centre/Catholic Social Services at 9040 – 94 Ave, Edmonton, AB, T6C 1Z3 or visit

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Jim and Wendy Chorley

Our condolences to the family of Verne Phillips . Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this very sad time.

Imaculada & Joe Fita

Leah and family, our sincere condolences. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your entire family during this difficult time.

Tom,Kandi,Alexis Casault

Randy/Kerri and all the Phillips family sorry to hear of
“Vernes ” passing ,great father, grandfather and great
grandfather and just a great guy….Wow 89 years and
27 grandchildren and 28 great grand children Wow..
Love Tom,Kamdi,Alexis

Marilyn Medeiros

May fond memories bring you comfort during this difficult time. My heart and prayers go out to you Leah and your family. I am truly sorry to hear of your loss. Please accept my sincerest condolences.

Marsha and Rob Paradis

Our deepest condolences to the entire Phillip’s family.
What a wonderful husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and mentor! Truly an inspiration!

Cathy Page

To all the Phillips clan, I’m sending my deepest condolences to you all. Uncle Verne was my favorite uncle so kind and generous. His sense of humour was the best! I remember many childhood memories filled with fun and laughter. He was a cool dude……❤️❤️❤️❤️

Much love Cathy Page

Cathy Page

To all the Phillips clan, sending my love and deepest condolences. Uncle Verne was my favorite uncle. He was the kindness, caring man and had such a great sense of humour. He will be greatly missed!!❤️❤️❤️❤️

Much love to you all Cathy Page

Darwin Enders

My condolences to Vern’s family.
When I worked for him at Home Equipment Rental
I thought of him as an Uncle. He was such an kind
man and mentor. So sorry for your loss
Darwin Enders

Dale and Kathy Hegadoren

Condolences from us in the loss of your father Darryl. A dear person who was a husband, a father, a father in law, a grandpa and a great-grandpa. Truly a loss that ripples through the generations. May the lessons learned and the shared memories comfort all.
Warmly Dale and Kathy

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