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January 3, 1929 ~ July 7, 2018 (age 89)
Morris Bernard Phillips, a native of New Orleans, passed away on Saturday, July 7, 2018 at the age of 89. He was the son of the late Irma Goldstein Phillips and the late Philip Frank Phillips. He is preceded in death by his first wife of 27 years, Shirley Feldstein Phillips. He is survived by his second wife of 32 years, Anne Ellender Phillips, his daughter Sydnee Phillips Kiebert (Martin), his son M.H. Phillips, his granddaughter Kristyn Kiebert Futrowsky (Michael), and his sister Patricia Phillips Weiss. He is survived by loving in-laws, nieces, nephews and a host of longtime friends. Morris graduated with a degree in Business Administration and a Juris Doctor degree from Tulane University. Admitted to practice in 1951, he practiced law for 65 years, retiring in 2016. He was chosen for Who’s Who in American Law in 1980 and served as Judge Ad Hoc for the First City Court of the City of New Orleans. Morris was a President and member of the Touro Synagogue Brotherhood, a Vice-President and member of Touro Synagogue, and a President and member of the Board of Hebrew Rest Cemetery. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the service on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at Touro Synagogue, 4238 St. Charles Avenue, New Orleans, Louisiana at 12:00 noon. A visitation will be held beginning at 10:30 a.m. Interment will take place at Hebrew Rest Cemetery, 4100 Frenchman Street, New Orleans, Louisiana. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association, the American Cancer Society, or to the charity of your choice. Tharp Sontheimer Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. Condolences may be expressed online at Information call 504 835-2341.
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