Dr. Philip K. Philip, 77, a much-loved radiologist who served our community for many years at St. Francis Hospital, died unexpectedly of a cardiac arrest on January 29, 2019 at his residence in Hopewell Jct., NY.
Born in Kerala, India on May 18, 1941, he was the son of Dr. K. P. Philip and Kunjunamma (Varghese) Philip. Dr. Philip graduated from Kasturba Medical College in Manipal, India in 1965. He then continued his residency and post graduate studies in radiology at Albany Medical Center while also serving as an Associate Professor at Albany Medical College. Dr. Philip moved to Hopewell Jct., NY in 1985 to join Radiology Associates of St. Francis Hospital as an interventional radiologist. He retired from St. Francis Hospital in 2005, but after some time, he resumed his life’s calling as a radiologist for the New York State Correctional Facilities. He was a practicing physician to his last day, as he would have wanted. He served as the President of the Association of Physicians and Dentists of Mar Thoma Church for 2 years. He was a member of the Church of the Resurrection in Hopewell Junction.
On December 26, 1966 Dr. Philip married Ansu (John) Philip in Kerala, India who survives at home. He is also survived by his two sons, Ashwin K. Philips and John K. Philip; his son-in-law, Dr. Ron E. Lieberman; his grandson, Nikhil K. Philip; his five sisters, Annie Varkey, Sosamma James, Daisy Thomas, Rebecca Philip, and Elizabeth Paulose; and his seven nieces and eleven nephews. He was predeceased by his daughter, Dr. Sneha Anne Philip Lieberman, who died on September 11, 2001 at the World Trade Center; his two sisters, Sara Pothen and Rachael Eapen; his one niece and two nephews.
Calling hours will be held on Friday, Feb 1st, from 4-9 pm.
McHoul Funeral Home, Inc.
895 Route 82
Hopewell Junction, NY
Additional calling hours will be held on Saturday, Feb 2 from 10-11 am
followed by the funeral service at 11 am.
Zion Episcopal Church
12 Satterlee Place
Wappingers Falls, NY
Memorial donations may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.
Please visit Dr. Philip’s Book of Memories at https://www.mchoulfuneralhome.com/