Phillip was born in Hempstead, NY and had been a resident of Fort Pierce, FL for 5 years coming from Selden, NY.
Phillip had worked at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce, FL for 5 years as a medical assistant. He was a member of the drama club in high school. He also worked with and supported the swim team at Indian River State College in Fort Pierce. Phillip was a free spirit, he enjoyed gardening, landscaping and playing the piano.
He is survived by his sister, Angela Celi-Kusko, of Fort Pierce, FL; brother, Salvatore Celi, of Switzerland; niece, Shana Celi, of Switzerland; nephews, Michael LaPonte and Rick LaPonte, of Selden, NY.
A Memorial Service will be held at 2:00pm on Saturday, July 11, 2015 at The Crossings Church, North Campus in Fort Pierce, FL.
Arrangements entrusted to Aycock Funeral Home, 6026 North US HWY 1, Fort Pierce, FL 34946.