Philip Herbert Kenworthy, 83, of Tyrone, Pa., passed away on December 21, 2020.
Phil was born in Hartford, Conn., on September 11, 1937, to Robert James Kenworthy and Elizabeth Patricia (Picolla) Kenworthy. He graduated from Delone Catholic High School in 1955 and continued his studies at Gettysburg College. He married Mary Corinne Lawrence on May 30, 1959. At the time of her death, they had celebrated their 60th Wedding Anniversary.
Phil worked in accounting with various businesses throughout his life. A devout Catholic, he was involved with the life of the church when able and supported many of its outreach and mission programs. He was a devoted husband and a fond father who enjoyed football, history, sightseeing and the beach. He was a voracious reader for most of his life. Phil will be remembered and missed for his quick sense of humor.
Phil is survived by his brothers, Robert B. Kenworthy (Margaret) of Gettysburg, and Wayne V. Kenworthy (Margie) of Hanover, Pa.; his children Karen (Stephan) Russell of Augusta, Ky., Pamela (Ronald) Conrad of Tyrone, Pa., and Philip Matthew Kenworthy (Carole) of Ephrata, Pa.; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his daughter, Diane Elizabeth, and his wife, Mary.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at Annunciation, BVM Catholic Church, 26 N. 3rd Street, McSherrystown, with Father Charles L. Persing as celebrant. Burial will be in the parish cemetery. The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday, March 20, 2021, at the church. COVID protocols will be followed.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Alzheimer’s Association, or Grane Hospice Care of Altoona, Pa., or the Epworth Manor Rehabilitation Center in Tyrone, Pa.
The Kenworthy Funeral Home & Crematory Inc., 269 Frederick St., Hanover, Pa., is assisting the family with the arrangements.