Philip D. Wedgie, 86, of Phillipsburg, NJ, formerly of Piscataway, NJ, passed away on September 11, 2021 at Warren Hospital in Phillipsburg, NJ, surrounded by his family. Born on March 31, 1935 in Freeland, Pa., he was the son of the late Michael Wedgie and Elizabeth Macripo Wedgie. Mr. Wedgie was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Alpha, NJ. At the church, he was active as a volunteer delivering Meals on Wheels. Mr. Wedgie was preceded in death by his wife, Joan Ann Notaro Wedgie, in 2014.
He is survived by his children; Therese Messineo, Lisa Wedgie, Jeannette McConnell and husband Kevin, Philip D. Wedgie Jr., and Joseph A. Aucello. Grandchildren are Kevin McConnell and girlfriend Beth, Kimme Wright and husband Wayne, Luke Wedgie and wife Seana, Gina Marie and Elizabeth Ann Aucello and the late Jake Wedgie. His brothers and sisters are Marie Dotte and husband David, Barbara McQuade, Michael Aucello and wife Linda, Joseph Wedgie and wife Bernadette, Tony Wedgie and wife Margie, and Immaculata Marnell. He is also survived by 5 great-grandchildren and countless nieces and nephews.
A Funeral Mass will be held at St. Mary Catholic Church, 5th Avenue, Alpha, NJ on Wednesday September 15, 2021 at 10:00 AM. Calling hours will be held on Tuesday September 14, 2021 at the Finegan Funeral Home, 302 Heckman Street, Phillipsburg, NJ, from 6-8 PM. The entombment will be at the Resurrection Cemetery in Piscataway, NJ. Fineganfh.com