Philip Franklyn Huber, age 87, of Corning, NY left this world to join the love of his life on Thursday, December 30, 2021. On July 27, 1957, he married his lifetime love, Sylvia Kay (Hunt) Huber at Christ Episcopal Church in Corning, who preceded him in death on June 24, 2013. He sorely missed his wife every day of the eight years since her death.
He was born on September 14, 1934 in Elmira, NY to Henry and Mildred (Hitchcock) Huber. He was a graduate of Northside High School. He joined the U.S. Army when he graduated high school and proudly served his country.
Philip began his career as a mason with Corning Glass Works working his way up to Supervisor. He retired after 44 years of service.
He was a member of the Corning American Legion, Bricklayers & Allied Craftsman Union for 45 years, Christ Episcopal Church in Corning, as well as, a vestry member. He was an avid New York Yankees fan and loved woodworking. He was known as a "handyman" helping others in need. He would go above and beyond repairing the church and maintaining the building grounds. Most of all, he was a kind and gentle man, who loved his wife and his family. He was a devoted and extraordinary caregiver to his ailing wife, faithfully. He was a wonderful and dedicated husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle.
Left to cherish his memories are his Children Sandy Kay (Keith Seymour) of Elmira, NY and Stephen Huber (Andrea Battaglia) of Spencer, NY; Grandchildren Daniel Huber and his wife Vicki Devins of Boston and their children Charlie Huber and Logan Huber both of Boston, Christopher Huber and his wife Michelle of Rochester, NY; Sister Marcia Smith of Penn Yan, NY; close friend Rev. Troy Preston; and his loving and devoted cat Fuzzy. He was predeceased by his loving wife, their infant daughter Amy Jo and his sister Lois Biroscak.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 6, 2022 at Christ Episcopal Church at 10:00 a.m. with Rev. Troy Preston Officiating. As all are welcomed, the church will be adhering to New York State regulations for social distancing and attendance regulations. Committal prayers and interment with Military Honors will follow in Elmwood Cemetery, Caton, NY
Memorial donations may be made in Philip's name to Christ Episcopal Church, 39 E. First St., Corning, NY 14830.
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