Obituary of Dwayne Phillips
It is with broken hearts that we announce the sudden passing of Dwayne Phillips. Taken away too soon on Thursday, November 1, 2018 at the age of 57, 26 days before his 58th birthday. Predeceased by his parents David and Flora and brother Darrin. Survived by his precious sons Shane and Devon and his soul-mate Sonya Portengen. Dwayne loved his grandchildren Jema, Tommy and Donovain. Beloved brother of Dwight (Monika). Much loved uncle and godfather of Meghan (Jeremy) and Justin (Heather). Uncle of Derek, Bradley, Dylan, Logan, Jacob, Garth, Desire, Garette, Vanessa, Natalie, Katie, Brittney, Courtney, Brock, Ashley and Ryan. Loved by many great nieces and nephews. Dwayne dedicated 30 years to Mike Moore working construction and was a pillar in our community. Those that called Dwayne their friend will sadly miss him. He supported many organizations including Easter Seals, Relay for Life, Red Cross and the Sault Trailblazers. He had a phenomenal full life and was an avid boater, snowmobiler and motorcycle enthusiast. Dwayne, Sonya and friends went to many travel destinations. We invite Dwayne’s family, friends and co-workers to join us at Northwood Funeral Home Cremation and Reception Centre (942 Great Northern Rd, 705-945-7758) on Wednesday, November 7, 2018 from 6:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m. and again on Thursday, November 8, 2018 from 12:00 noon until time of the funeral service in the chapel at 1:00 p.m. with Mrs. Helen Smith officiating. Memorial donations to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, Easter Seals, Canadian Cancer Society Relay for Life or the Canadian Red Cross would be appreciated. A special thank you to the first responders in Wawa and the ICU staff at Health Sciences North in Sudbury.