fortified with the Sacraments of Holy Mother Church, Tuesday,May 2, 2017. Beloved husband of the late Marie Saliga (nee Netteler); loving father of David (Patricia), Stephen (Linda) Saliga, Ann (Paul) Murphy and Catherine Breville; adoring grandfather of Andrew, Matthew, Thomas, Elizabeth, Caroline, Maria Rocio and the late Joseph P. Murphy; dear brother of the late Eleanor, Andrew, John and George; our dearest uncle, great-uncle, cousin and friend to many.
Phil moved to St. Louis in pursuit of his Master’s degree at St. Louis University. He met his wife Marie at Webster College during a teaching assignment. He was a teacher in the Lindbergh School District. He then finished his career at Commerce Bank as a Trust Officer. He was happiest when he was with his family. He loved to cook, fish, read and swim. He was blessed to see his beloved Chicago Cubs win the 2016 World Series. He was a long time parishioner of Holy Redeemer Catholic Church.
Services: Funeral from KUTIS AFFTON Chapel, 10151 Gravois, on Monday, May 8 at 9:30 a.m. to Holy Redeemer for 10 a.m. Mass. Interment at Resurrection Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, contributions to Holy Redeemer Tuition Assistance Fund appreciated. Visitation Sunday, 4-8 p.m.