Hernando, FL — Philip D. Hussey, 82, of Hernando, FL, died on March 25, 2014, at his residence. Philip was born on May 20, 1931, in Salem, MA, the son of William and Blanche Hussey. He served in the U.S. Army.
Philip retired from American Can Co. with 36 years of service and was President of IAM Local Union in Portland, ME. He moved to Hernando in 1997 from Beverly, MA. He was Past President of the Italian Social Club, Hernando, FL. Other memberships included the Elks, Inverness Moose Lodge 2112, DAV, and American Legion. Philip was a member of Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church, Inverness, FL.
Survivors include his wife, Claire Hussey of Hernando, FL, with whom he shared 60 years of marriage; four children, Deborah Foley, Albuquerque, NM, Philip D. Hussey Jr. (Patricia), Hortonville, WI, Julie Graham (Fred), Sharps Chapel, TN, Laurie Hussey (Jim Lindsay), Arlington, MA; brother, Ralph Hussey; sister, Nancy Nadeau; grandchildren, Christopher Graham, Lindsay Graham, Michael Foley, Joseph Foley Amanda Hussey, Brian Hussey, Philip Lindsay; and several nieces and nephews.
ARRANGEMENTS: A funeral Mass was held on March 31 at Our Lady of Fatima Church in Inverness, FL, followed by interment at Florida National Cemetary in Bushnell, FL.