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Gray-Philip M. Young, 62, passed peacefully on August 11, 2019 with his wife Deb at his side and their dog Daisy cuddled next to him.
Philip was born in Portland on May 7, 1957 to Aubrey and Mary Piacitelli Young grew up on Newbury Street which was the Little Italy section of Portland, next to the Village Café and graduated Portland High School.
Philip spent many years as a self-employed Fisherman, fishing out of Portland Harbor and was well respected in his craft. Phil was an avid sportsman loved and played basketball throughout High School. Phil was a jack of all Trades and the go to person for family and friends projects, including Masonry. He loved NASCAR, NFL, and Boston Celtics. Phil was an avid animal lover, most recently his dog Tara who never left his side and enjoyed going to his hunting camp in Springfield, Maine. Devoted to his grandchildren.
Predeceased by his sister; Linda. Two- Half Brothers Billy and Darty. Survived by his wife Deborah. Daughter; Kelly Metzger and her husband Devin. Grandchildren Brady and Haley. Son; Philip Young II. Ex-wife; Margaret Beattie. Mother; Mary Piacitelli. Brothers; Steven and partner Dina, Mark and his wife Janis, Paul. Sister; Karen. Cousins, Several nieces, nephews and his many friends.
A Celebration of his life will happen Easy Day Restaurant, 725 Broadway, South Portland Friday August 16 starting at Noon.