BLACKMORE, Phillip Wharton M.A. Sc., P.Eng.
Peacefully passed away at NHS-Welland Site on January 7, 2024 at the age of 77. Beloved husband of Wendy (Woodiwiss) for 38 years and loving father of Ian (Joanne) and Nathan, dear grandfather to Laura and Sarah. Phil is survived by brother Richard, nephew Samuel, and several cousins. Predeceased by his parents Ewart Wallace (2011) and Bertha Lillian (2012) Blackmore.
Phil studied Chemical Engineering at the University of Waterloo and spent his career in research and product development at BF Goodrich, Fiberglas Canada Inc., and Bay Mills Ltd. Following retirement, Phil enjoyed driving school bus for 11 years. Phil was heavily involved in Scouts Canada for over 50 years in many capacities of which he thoroughly enjoyed. He dedicated many years raising funds for the local Port Colborne Scout Camp DayHondaLahQuah allowing a variety of community and program groups an outdoor space for activities. Phil had many interests and hobbies including travelling, meeting new people around the world, woodworking projects, and reading. Phil will be remembered by many for his love of learning, his laugh, and his felt hats.
Friends will be received at Lampman Funeral Home, 724 Canboro Rd. Fenwick, Ontario on Friday January 19, 2024 from 1-3PM and 6-8PM. Cremation has taken place. Interment will take place at a later date. Memorial donations to Niagara SPCA and Humane Society, Diabetes Canada, or a charity of your choice would be appreciated. Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Lampman Funeral Home.