Obituary of Philip John Cunningham
WESTFIELD - Philip John Cunningham, age 28, of Fredonia, formerly of Westfield, passed away Thursday April 04, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident in the town of Pomfret.
Philip was born on December 21, 1990 in Toledo, Ohio, and had been a Westfield area resident most all of his life. Philip was a 2009 graduate of Westfield Academy and Central School, where over a period of 10 years he excelled in the Wrestling program. He enjoyed wrestling so much,that he had been a youth wrestling coach for several years.
Philip earned his Associate degree in Criminal Justice from JCC and enlisted in the US Army serving in Baumholder, Germany, as a Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic. Philip loved cars and almost anything mechanical. Most recently, he was employed by Bentley Tree Service as a Mechanic. He enjoyed the outdoors and was an avid hunter. However, above all else, Philip loved his family and the time spent with them.
Survivors include his loving mother, Lynlee (Mike Rowan) Cunningham, his maternal grandmother, Sandra (Slate) Cunningham, his uncle, John (Rachael) Cunningham, and his cousins, Kaitlin (Adam) Pryll and Kyle Cunningham, all of Westfield, as well as his step-siblings, Shannon Paulin, Karrie Porter, Michael Rowan, Jr., and Savannah Rowan.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, John M. Cunningham.
Friends may call from 2PM - 4PM and 7PM - 9PM on Tuesday, April 9, 2019, at the MASON Funeral Home, 37 Clinton St., Westfield. All other services will be private
contributions in Philip's memory may be made to Northern Chautauqua Canine Rescue, 7540 N. Gale St., Westfield, NY 14787 or to the Autism Society of WNY, 19 Limestone Dr., Ste. #1, Buffalo, NY 14221.
Log on to www.masonfuneral.com to send the Cunningham family a message of sympathy, to light a Memorial Candle or for further information.