Bishop Philip H. Webb
Bishop Philip H. Webb of West Wyoming, age 82 reached his eternal reward on April 9, 2020.
Phil was dearly loved by his wife, Marlene, of 59 years, daughter Natalie Webb of Washington Crossing, PA, son Dr. Philip Webb and wife Karen, Swoyersville, PA. He was a proud grandfather of Maxwell Freeman, New York, NY, Tiffany and Philip Webb, Swoyersville, PA.
Phil was preceded in death by his parents: Reverend Charles and Thelma Webb, 5 brothers and 2 sisters.
First and foremost, Phil was a dedicated father. He treasured his children and embraced every moment with them. He especially loved his role as “Pop Pop”. He had a vivacious personality and always made people around him smile, laugh, and enjoy the moment of life.
Phil served his country and was a United States Navy Veteran. He was employed by United Parcel Service. He was the son of an Apostolic pastor who himself became an Apostolic pastor and pastored at the same church as his father, New Life Apostolic Church, West Pittston. He was ordained August 8, 1969 by The Apostolic Brethren and served in the ministry for 51 years. Phil was instrumental in establishing a church in Marlborough, MA. Phil retired as Pastor at the age of 78 but continued to be active in the ministry. During his ministry, he served as Assistant Chairman of The Apostolic Brethren.
Private family services will be held at New Life Apostolic Church, West Pittston, PA. His son Reverend Philip P. Webb will officiate Interment will follow at Mount Zion Cemetery, Exeter Township.
Bishop Phil’s Life Celebration Memorial Service will be held at New Life Apostolic Church at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, charitable contributions may be mailed to New Life Apostolic Church, 207 Boston Avenue, West Pittston, PA 18643 and nepachurch.org
Arrangements are by Metcalfe-Shaver-Kopcza Funeral Home Inc., 504 Wyoming Avenue., Wyoming.
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Frank Sobeck saysApril 12, 2020 at 12:50 pm
Marlene, Phil & Family,
Please accept our Sincere Sympathy on the passing of your beloved husband, father & grandfather the Bishop Webb.
Our hearts go out to all of you at this sorrowful time.
Happy Easter! Stay Safe & Healthy!
The Sobeck Family,
Frank, Joline & Nick
james j artim saysApril 12, 2020 at 9:38 pm
Dr. Webb and Family, so sorry for your loss. Keeping you in our prayers. Carol, Jim and Krista Artim
Fred Pierantoni III saysApril 13, 2020 at 1:45 pm
My deepest sympathy!
John Krochmaluk saysApril 13, 2020 at 11:04 pm
My sincerest sympathy and condolences To the web family on the passing of Pastor web he was a great man a Wonderful Pastor In which I am glad and privilege to have met
tom tavaglione and family saysApril 14, 2020 at 4:29 pm
dearest Webb family,all of the wonderful memories,the learned lessons,the endless inspiration he gave so freely and everything this dear man was and stood for will live in the hearts and minds and actions of all who ever met him.he truly made the world a better place everyday he was here.god blessed your wonderful family with such a man and I know that through you his legacy and gods word will go on.we love you all.
Tom and Debbie Tavaglione
James Dennis and Familky saysApril 15, 2020 at 1:52 pm
To The Webb Damily,
I will sincerely miss Phil’s friendly wave and smile each morning. He always put me in a positive mood to start each day. The world has lost a great leader and friend.
Steve and Marilyn Novak saysApril 16, 2020 at 1:04 am
To the Webb Family,
Please accept our heart filled condolences and deepest sympathy at this sorrowful time. Your are in our prayers,
Myron & Janet saysApril 16, 2020 at 10:45 pm
So sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family at this time of sorrow.
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