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Philip Rollins Stockbridge
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Birth: Dec. 20, 1932
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Death: Jun. 30, 2011
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA

Philip Rollins Stockbridge, 78, of Seabrook, died Thursday, June 30, 2011, at Exeter Hospital. He was born in Exeter on December 20, 1932, the son of the late Earl R. and Hattie Myrtle (Brewster) Stockbridge.

Philip graduated from Exeter High School in 1950. He served in the US Navy aboard the destroyer USS Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. (DD-850). He was employed by the US Postal Service for 35 years, serving as a rural letter carrier.

Philip was a member of the Star in the East Lodge No. 59, F. and A.M. Exeter; the National Rural Letter Carriers' Association, from which he received the Outstanding Rural Letter Carrier award; The Tin Can Sailors, The National Association of Destroyer Veterans; and the 470 Railroad Club. He recently received his 50-year membership pin from the NH Rural Letters Carrier Association in Concord, NH.

He served on the Seabrook Planning Board, the Seabrook Budget Committee, the Seabrook Economic Advisory Committee, the Rockingham Planning Commission, the Route 1 Study Committee, and was a representative to the MPO. He had also served as President and Secretary of the NH Rural Letter Carrier Association. He was Volunteer call fireman for the Exeter Fire Department for the ladder company for 20 years.

He was an avid model railroader and had been a co-owner of a railroad caboose housed at the Conway Scenic Railroad in North Conway. He enjoyed attending model railroad shows with his many, many model railroad friends, as well as attending the former Great Bay Railroad group in Greenland.

He was an avid reader and particularly enjoyed the works of Exeter author Brendan DuBois. He love music, particularly that of Drum and Bugle Corps, and the Gaither musical productions.

Philip is survived by his wife of 32 years, Cora (Eaton) Stockbridge, his eight children, Douglas R. Stockbridge of Kennebunk, Maine, Daniel B. Stockbridge of Hampton, Donna L. McBride of Hampton, David W. Stockbridge of Dover, Coralee U. Beal of Chester, Bambi Beal-Carson of Seabrook, Barbara J Beal of Florida, and Robert Beal of Sandown; his 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren; and his precious kitties, Blackie and Baby Girl.

He was predeceased by his brother, Robert Stockbridge, in 2004.

Friends and family are respectfully invited to attend visiting hours from 5-8pm on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at the Stockbridge Funeral Home, 141 Epping Road, Exeter. A Masonic service will be held at the funeral home. Funeral services will be held at the Trinity United Church, Lafayette Road, Seabrook, NH at 11:00am on Wednesday, July 6th. Burial will be in the Hillside Cemetery, Seabrook, NH.
Family links: 
  Earl R. Stockbridge (1889 - 1958)
  Hattie Myrtle Brewster Stockbridge (1895 - 1958)
  Robert B. Stockbridge (1926 - 2004)*
  Robert Brewster Stockbridge (1926 - 2004)*
  Philip Rollins Stockbridge (1932 - 2011)
*Calculated relationship
Hillside Cemetery
Rockingham County
New Hampshire, USA
Maintained by: Dean Hirst
Originally Created by: Paul Bradley
Record added: Aug 17, 2011
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Philip Rollins Stockbridge
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