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Philip F. J. Fote

December 27, 1932 ~ August 19, 2017 (age 84)

Philip F. J. Fote passed away Aug. 19, 2017, following a brave bout with cancer, at his home in Salem, NH at the age of 84.  

Philip was born Dec. 27, 1932 in Phila., PA, the eldest son of Enes (Onorato) and John Fote. He earned a B.S. in Aeronautical Engineering at the Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, in 1957 and a M.S. in Physics at Northeastern University, Boston, in 1961.  Philip was employed as Chief Engineer at Textron Systems (formerly AVCO Corp.), in Wilmington, MA for over 60 years.  He adored his family, a good martini, baseball, The Boston Pops, the ocean, rare cars, Star Trek, Sheba and particularly his work; for which he was honored by NASA. 

Philip is survived by his beloved wife of 62 years Winnell (Martin); his children Elise Menegoni, Lynn Andrews and Philip Fote, grandchildren Jonathan and Nikolas Fote, Paige Ladd, Alison and Janae Andrews, sons in law Attilio Menegoni, Peter Andrews and Joshua Ladd, brother John, sister in law Christine, nephew and godson John III, nieces Chris and Sandy, their husbands David Mann and Sean Fitzpatrick, 6 grandnephews, a grandniece and many wonderful cousins. 

Funeral arrangements are with Baldi Funeral Home, 1327-29  S. Broad St., Phila., PA  19147, (215 334 1717) and Holy Cross Cemetery. Donations in Philip’s memory are gratefully accepted by The American Association for Cancer Research;  (, AACR, 615 Chestnut St., 17th Floor, Phila., PA  19106).     

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