Philip E. Cantore, 54, of Hamden, passed away on February 14, 2015 surrounded by his family. Born in Brooklyn, NY on December 20, 1960 to Philip Cantore and his dearest mother, the late Janet Johnson. Philip is survived by his daughters, Sophia & Grace Cantore; former wife, Melissa Cantore; step- father, Robert Johnson; sisters, Alicia Cantore & Elizabeth Rodman, along with his nieces, nephews, & friends. He was a proud U.S. Air Force Veteran and served on the Milford Police Dept. for 22 years. He loved nothing more than his Pittsburg Steelers, the NY Yankees, and his family. His Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, February 21st at 11:00AM in Trinity Lutheran Church, 292 Orange St, New Haven. BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 Whitney Ave., Hamden in care of arrangements.

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  1. My Condolences to Sophia & Grace in the loss of your dad and the Cantore family. Phil love talking especially about his daughters. Phil was such a nice person.. Phil you will be miss.

    Minnie James Bridgeport, CT Federal Court

  2. My husband Alan served with Phil in the Air Force, they shared a friendship

    over 30 years, one that will never be broken. Phil was one of a kind, amazing, funny, strong, loving man,, He devoted his life to serving and helping others. He will be missed. We are praying for his girls and his family during this difficult time. Always and forever in our hearts. Until we meet again.

  3. Remembering earlier days with the Cantore family at the Rodman gatherings, plenty of love and laughter. Missy, Sofia and Grace, may you find comfort in family, and friends. May Phillip rest in peace.

  4. Our condolences to the entire Cantore family. Philip always had such a warm smile and a funny story to share. We enjoyed the brief time we spent together. Until we meet again.

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