On February 14, 2017, Phillip D. Neri, 52, of St. Louis, MO, passed away after his battle with pancreatic cancer. Phillip was born and raised in Newark, NJ. An avid baseball player and Yankee fan, he moved to Missouri to attend college on a baseball scholarship. He was a devoted father to Malary Neri of St. Louis, MO, and a passionate coach for Malary’s basketball team through her school years. Phillip was the proud grandfather to his little angels, Zoey and Aubree; Beloved son of Phillip J. Neri of Nutley, NJ and Patricia Giordano of Jackson, NJ. He was a loving brother to Barbara Huliaris, Gina Neri (spouse Michael Jankin), Patricia Faiola, Teri Bucci (spouse Jimmy Bucci) and Tami Neri and cherished uncle to Joseph, Anthony and Vincent Faiola and Mikey Jankin. Phillip was loved and will be greatly missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins and lifelong friends.
The family would like to express their sincere gratitude to the Dufour family of Directory Publishing Solutions, of which Phillip worked as a CPA for many years, for their loving support and generosity during this most difficult time. Their friendship made all the difference in his life and will never be forgotten.
In lieu of flowers please send donations to the American Cancer Society.
Service: Memorial visitation, Friday, February 17, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. at St Louis Cremation Chapel, 2135 Chouteau Ave, St Louis, MO 63103.