Obituary of R. Philip Hart
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R. Philip Hart, 79, of Cazenovia, died peacefully December 12, 2022 at Crouse Community Center. Phil was born in Poughkeepsie, New York to Donald and Gertrude Hart and moved to Cazenovia where Phil resided for his entire life. He grew up sailing on Cazenovia Lake at Willow Bank Yacht Club. Phil enjoyed his dogs, skiing and his walks around the village. He was a graduate of Cazenovia High School and Tusculum University
Phil is survived by his sister, Harriet Christakos of Boca Grande, Florida, niece Conkie (Jim) Sessler of Cazenovia, nephews Sparky (Patti) Christakos of Cazenovia and John (Debby) Christakos of Minneapolis, ten great nieces and nephews and four great grand nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, nephew Stephen Christakos and brother in law Nick Christakos. Phil was fortunate to have been surrounded by wonderful friends Katie, Kim and Tammy.
Per Phil’s wishes there will be no service. Spring burial will be in the family plot at Oakwood Cemetery in Troy, NY. Donations in Phil’s memory may be made to CAVAC, 106 Nelson St., Cazenovia, NY 13035. Condolences for the family may be left at www.michaelebrownfuneralservices.com