Philip “Phil” Joseph Tabery, age 83, of Loretto passed away peacefully Monday, Jan. 27, 2020, at home surrounded by family.
A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 1, 2020, at Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church in Loretto.
Visitation will be Friday, Jan. 31 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Parish Center of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, with a 3:30 p.m. rosary service and a 7:30 p.m. prayer service.
Visitation will continue Saturday from 10 to 11 a.m., prior to the Mass, in the church.
Interment with Military Honors will be in the church cemetery.
Arrangements are by the Iten Funeral Home in Delano.
Phil enjoyed family, friends, cabin, fishing, hunting, spear fishing, and especially just being a grandpa.
He was very active, volunteering in many organizations in the Loretto community, and the parish of Ss. Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
Phil was greatly loved and will be sorely missed and is now happy in heaven in God’s hands.
Phil was a faithful and loving husband, father, and grandpa.
He is survived by his loving wife, Carol (Budig); children Joe (Susanne) Tabery, Mike (Laurie) Tabery, Terry (Sandy) Tabery, Mary (Aaron) Smith, and Susan (Shawn) Fobbe; grandchildren DeAnn (Jeff) Fink, Delissa (Mike) Madden, Jason Tabery, James (Mikayla) Tabery, Bryan (Nikki) Tabery, Anthony Tabery, Kyle (Amanda) Koop, Alexa Smith, Ellie Smith, Lydia Smith, Lucy Fobbe, and Violet Fobbe; great-grandchildren Owen Fink, Weston Fink, Gus Madden, Annabelle Madden, and Evan Tabery; brothers Leo (Doris) Tabery, and George (Judy) Tabery; sisters Mary Jane Schmitz, Lois (Jerry) Kneisl, and Vicky (Jake) Jakubiec.