Age 88, on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Beloved husband of the late Agnes Clare (Schratz) Phillips. Loving father of James R. Phillips III, Clare M. (Paul) Lewis of TN., Kathy Deverant, Leo M. Phillips and the late Larry Phillips. Grandfather of Aaron Mellon, Kristi Deverant, and the late Jay Mellon. Brother of Virginia Ann (the late Bob) Battistel. Coach was a lifetime member of Steamfitters Local 449, Lifetime member of Richland Sportsmen’s Club, Corinthian Lodge and North Hills York Rite Bodies. Jim was a longtime coach at North Catholic High School and was a member of the coaching staff on the PIAA 2013 Undefeated State Championship team. Visitations and Interment are private. Due to the Covid-19 there will be a memorial service at a later date. In lieu of flowers, memorials in Jim’s name to Bakerstown UMC 5760 William Flinn Hwy. Gibsonia PA 15044, Thiel College Lawrence Phillips Community Service Award 75 College Ave. Greenville PA 16125, Middle Road VFD 2034 Middle Road, Glenshaw PA 15116, or St. John of God Parish, 1011 Church Ave. McKees Rocks, PA 15136. Arrangements entrusted to O’Brien’s Funeral Home.
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