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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Saturday February 5th, 2022
1:30pm - 3:15pm

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Boucher Funeral Home, Inc.
Saturday February 5th, 2022

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Joseph C. Philbrick

Joseph C. Philbrick, 53, of Gardner, died peacefully Monday, January 31, 2022, in UMass Memorial Medical Center—University Campus, Worcester, after a short illness.

Born in Aguadilla, Puerto Rico, on February 2, 1968, he was the son of late Charles and Jane (Pontremoli) Philbrick. He graduated from Ashland High School, Ashland with the Class of 1986. At the time of his passing, Joe was a Supervisor employed by CE Civil Engineering at Hanscom Air Force Base, MA for many years.

Joe enjoyed the outdoors at all points of the year. He enjoyed camping, hunting, and golfing during the warmer months, and during the winter, snowmobiling and skiing. Joe also enjoyed playing BINGO. His pride and joy was his family, treasuring all the special moments they had together.

Joseph is survived by his wife of 22-years, Lisa (Shanholtz) Philbrick of Gardner; two sons, Aidan and Christopher Philbrick, both of Gardner; two daughters, Stephanie and Aimee Philbrick, both of Gardner; two brothers, Richard Philbrick of Marlboro and Gerald Philbrick of Milford; an uncle, Michael Philbrick; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

Besides his parents, he was predeceased by a brother, Ron Philbrick.

Funeral Services will be held Saturday, February 5, 2022, at 3:30 p.m. in the Boucher Funeral Home, Inc., 110 Nichols Street, Gardner, MA.

Calling Hours will be held Saturday, February 5, 2022, from 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the funeral home.

Memorial Contributions may be made to American Diabetes Association, PO Box 7023, Merrifield, VA 22116, or on their website at (www.diabetes.org). Please reference in memory of Joseph C. Philbrick.

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I have worked with Joe at Hanscom Air Force Base. He has served his country and was a great man. Joe is missed. My condolences to the family.

Josh Hussey Feb 7 2022 8:50 PM

I am so sad about your family's loss . He was a kind man, caring husband and loving, devoted father. I will pray for peace and comfort for all of you. I'm so sorry.

Mary Burpee Feb 4 2022 11:31 PM

My sympathies on your loss. Joe was a student in my photography class at AHS. Very sad to read of his passing.

Lawrence DeJong Feb 4 2022 12:36 PM

Rip Joe you will be missed you are now an angel up in heaven love ya

Jennifer Brown Feb 4 2022 11:47 AM

Our deepest condolences to Lisa and the entire family. We coached Stephanie and Aimee when they were young and became close with the family. We are so very sorry for your loss and will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

Karen & Ray Lashua Feb 3 2022 12:29 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Philbrick

Robert Stanton-Philbrick Feb 3 2022 12:13 PM

Mrs. Philbrick & Family - Jay & I worked with Joe for many years at Hanscom AFB in CE. We not only considered him a co-worker, but also a friend. He will be greatly missed by all. You and your family are in our thoughts & prayers during this difficult time.

Vicki Sims & Jay Madera Feb 2 2022 5:31 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Philbrick

Elaine Boule Feb 2 2022 4:48 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Joseph Philbrick

Christine Feb 2 2022 4:42 PM

So sorry for your loss. May he rest in peace

Patti McDonough Feb 2 2022 4:39 PM

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