Philip A. Sireci


HARPERSFIELD - Philip A. Sireci, 70, of Harpersfield, passed away peacefully at his home Thursday morning, May 9, 2019, following a long illness.
He was born Jan. 11, 1949, the son of the late Joseph and Lillian (Marcilleno) Sireci.
Educated in New York City, Philip worked for the the IRS and later moved to the Catskills, working as an economic development specialist with the Catskill Watershed Corp. until illness forced his early retirement.
Mr. Sireci was of the Catholic faith and attended mass at Sacred Heart Church in Stamford.
Philip enjoyed target shooting and was a firearms enthusiast. He also enjoyed spending time with his canine and feline companions. One of his greatest joys was spending time with his beloved wife, Virginia.
Besides his parents, he was predeceased by an infant daughter, Shelby Anne.
Philip is survived by his wife, Virginia of Harpersfield; a sister, Mary (Anthony) Pennachio of New Jersey; two nieces and a nephew.
Friends and relatives are invited to call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Wednesday, May 15, at MacArthur Funeral Home, 15 Buntline Drive, Stamford. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 2 p.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Stamford. Private burial will be held in Sacred Heart Cemetery, Stamford.
Contributions in memory of Philip may be made to Louis Busch Hager Center Fund, 1 Atwell Road, Cooperstown, NY 13326, to support the Bassett Cancer Center.
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Published on May 12, 2019
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