Matilda G. Philippy

  • Born: March 24, 1923
  • Died: March 22, 2016
  • Location: Manchester, New Hampshire

Cate & Johnson Funeral Home

243 Hanover Street
Manchester, NH 03104
Tel. (603) 625-5777

Tribute & Message From The Family

Matilda G. Philippy, 92, of Manchester, NH, passed away March 22, 2016 at Forestview Manor in Meredith, NH.

Matilda was born March 24, 1923 in Manchester, NH a daughter of Frederick & Gabrielle (Rodriques) DeFreitas and was a lifelong resident of this community.

Prior to retirement, she was employed in the cafeteria department of the Manchester School District.

Matilda was an avid sports fan and very much enjoyed walking and playing golf.

She was predeceased by her husband, Walter T. Philippy.

Family includes two sons, Chris Philippy and his partner, Laurie Dunlopand Gary Philippy and his wife, Claire; three grandchildren, Jason Philippy and his wife, Rae-Jean, Audra Philippy and her husband, Tucker and Mackenzie Philippy; four great-grandchildren; two brothers, Richard DeFreitas and Gabe DeFreitas; as wells as many nieces and nephews.

Prayer Service will be offered at Mt. Calvary Mausoleum Chapel in Manchester at the convenience of family.

Memorial contributions may be sent to Shriners Hospital For Children, 3101 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, Portland, Oregon 97201.

Cate & Johnson Funeral Service of Manchester is directing arrangements.

Family and friends may visit

Condolence & Memory Journal

hope you enjoyed your first birthday in heaven with dad

Posted by gary & Claire    March 26, 2016

Gary and Claire,
So sorry to hear about your mom. I know you will miss her. Enjoy what she enjoyed in her memory.

Posted by Patricia Molan - Manchester   March 26, 2016

Chris and Gary, Tom and I send you our sympathy on your mom's passing. Am sure she is resting in a better place and we wish you and your families peace.

Posted by Tom and Deb Grant    March 25, 2016


Dear Mr (Gary) Philippy,
Deepest heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. You were one of my very favorite teachers I fondly remember 40 + yrs later. My heart hurts to think of you suffering. I am so sorry for your loss. Biggest and warmest hugs.

Posted by MMHS 1974 - Corona, CA   March 25, 2016

Gary & Chris,
So sorry to hear of you Mom's passing. My condolences.

Posted by Jay High - Manchester, NH   March 25, 2016

Sorry for your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers.

Posted by John Strachan - Pembroke, NH   March 25, 2016

You will be missed very much mom. Go play golf with dad and go dancing with your sisters and brother.

Posted by Chris    March 25, 2016

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Phillipy family in this time of sorrow. We are truly sorry for your loss and offer our deepest sympathy in these difficult times.

Posted by Ken & Myrna Warnock - Manchester, NH   March 24, 2016