- September 28, 1919 - February 18, 2014
- Prescott, Arizona
of Philip's Passing
- In lieu of folwers the family suggest donations in Phil's memory to Temple B'rith Shalom 2077 Brohner Way Prescott, AZ 86301
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“Phil was an extraordinary human being. He made an impact on everyone he came in contact with and made our community and the world a better place. ...Read More »
1 of 3 | Posted by: Tim Barnett - Prescott, AZ
“Rest in Peace Phil - you're back home at last !
2 of 3 | Posted by: Carlo Pastore - Prescott, AZ
“Dear Phil, all of us at the Men's Breakfast will miss your wit, your memories and your razor-sharp intelligence. We lost a friend.
3 of 3 | Posted by: Bill Weiss - friend
Philip "Phil" Kuritzky, 94, of Prescott Arizona was born Sunday September 28, 1919 in Port Chester, New York. He departed this life Tuesday February 18, 2014 at the Prescott VA.
Phil enlisted in the U.S. Army October of 1940, he served in the 1st Division Engineers ETO from 1942 to 1945. He was assigned to Army Phys. Ed. in England, where he traveled to many bases including Naval bases. He was honorably discharged in April of 1946. He moved to Prescott in 1988.
One of many passions was working with the original NY Titans and later when they became the NY Jets, with Joe Namath. He was on the board of the Westchester Jewish Center, Mamaroneck, NY, Past President Rotary Clubs in Mamaroneck and Prescott, Baseball Umpires Assoc. as well as the Softball and Football Assoc., director Prescott Salvation Army and Sheriff of Westerners; director of the World Oldest Rodeo, and in 1988 director at the Prescott Resort where he lived.
He is survived by his wife Irene, sons Stuart of Ossining, NY, and Jay of Mahopac, NY. There will be a memorial service at a later date. The family suggest donations in Phil's memory to Temple B'rith Shalom 2077 Brohner Way Prescott, AZ 86301 or a charity of your choice. Services entrusted to Heritage Memory Mortuary.