Age 83, of Wilmington, formerly Chicago, died on Wednesday, June 8, 2022 at his residence with his family by his side.
Born June 15, 1938 in Chicago, a son to Joseph Wojtonik and Ann (Bernas) Annerino. He was raised and educated in Chicago, and July 9, 1960 he married Joan Ennis and together they cherished 58 years until her passing on February 14, 2019. Phillip worked for Sears and Roebuck for over 25 years as a service technician. He was a former member of the Wilmington Moose Lodge 241. Phillip was a distinguished gardener who was known for his prize tomatoes and who loved cooking for his family and friends. He always took the time to tell a funny joke, loved playing horse shoes and was an avid Pool shark. His greatest pride in life was being a husband, father and grandfather, who’s most cherished memories where taking care of his wife and spending time with his grandchildren. A true jack of all trades, Phillip will always be remembered for his selfless attitude and willing to help anyone in there time of need no matter the task. He was dearly loved and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
Survivors include three children: Phillip (Cathryn) Wojtonik, Nancy (Tom) Bradley and Pamela (LeRoy) Vega; eight grandchildren: Nicole, Thomas, Kylie, P.J., Michael, Richard, Roy, and Lauren; eight great-grandchildren; one brother Walter (Marlene) Annerino; four sister-in-law’s, as well as, numerous nieces and nephews.
Phillips was preceded in death by his parents, wife Joan, eight brothers and one sister
Green Flameless Cremation rites have been accorded.
The family will receive friends on Sunday, June 12, 2022 from 4:00 PM until time of Memorial Service at 6:45 PM at Baskerville Funeral Home, 700 E. Kahler Road, in Wilmington. Rev. Joshua Miller will preside.
Preferred memorials in Phillip’s memory may be made as gifts to The Wounded Warrior Project, or by logging onto https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org/.
Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guestbook, upload photographs and share Phillip’s memorial page online through social media.
Memorial services and cremation arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Baskerville Funeral Home in Wilmington. (815-476-2181) www.BaskervilleFuneral.com.