Philip Searle Farnsworth II, 80 , of Gilead CT, died peacefully surrounded by his children on 25 September 2019. He was born on 14 February 1939 to the late Philip Searle and Dorothy
(Monarque) Farnsworth. Phil spent his childhood in Glastonbury, CT. He is survived by his son Philip Searle Farnsworth III of Gilead, CT, his daughters; Pamela Farnsworth Jones, of
Hertfordshire, England, Julie Ann Farnsworth of Willimantic, CT,and Kristine Marie Farnsworth of Lebanon, CT. He also leaves his beloved sister Mrs. Donna Indomenico of South Windsor, CT, his grandchildren; Dean, Madisyn, and Peynton, a great grand-daughter Allura and nieces and nephews.
Phil was a graduate of Glastonbury High School Class of 1957. Phil worked as a Carpenter in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New Jersey. He was a member of the New England Regional Carpenters Union Local Union #43. Phil will be greatly missed by his friends at Colchester Fish and Game Club of which he was a member and equally missed by his friends and colleagues at Blackledge Country Club where he was employed. Phil had a strong presence in his community and was often the “Go To” man for help and support. He was a lifelong lover of dogs, a Frank Sinatra enthusiast and a sportsman.
Phil’s infectious smile could light up a room. He will be dearly missed but never forgotten.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday 19 October at Gilead Congregational Church, 672 Gilead Street, Gilead, CT at 11:00 am. A graveside service will take place at a later date.