Home     About Us    Services    Resources    Directions    Contact Us

Dr. Philip M. Hommes

Dr. Philip M. Hommes, 63, husband of Catherine L. (Simonelli) Hommes, of Bunkerhill Road, Ipswich, died Sunday January 24, 2010 at the Kaplan Family Hospice House in Danvers,  following a long illness.

The son of the late Omer and Dorcas (Baars) Hommes, Philip was a graduate of Muskegon High School, the University of Michigan and the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine. Dr. Hommes taught Pediatrics at the Chicago College of Osteopathic Medicine, at New England School of Osteopathic Medicine, and trained pediatric residents from U Mass Medical School. For many years he cared for patients through his pediatric practice in Clinton and Lancaster, followed by serving with the Pediatric Department at Fallon Clinic. He has spent the past three years working as a hospital chaplain on the North Shore. He attended the Christ of the Redeemer Episcopal Church in Danvers.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Christian Hommes and his finance’ Hilary O’Friel, both of Boston; two daughters, Eden Hommes of Los Angeles, CA and Ariel Hommes and her fiance’ Justin Paulissian, both of Chicago; a sister Naomi DeBarr, a nephew, Gabriel DeBarr, and a niece Danielle Villa, all of of Spring Lake, MI. His funeral service will held on Saturday, January 30, at 10 am at Christ the Redeemer Anglican Church, 188 Elliott Street, Danvers, MA, 01923.  A reception will follow in the church reception hall. Arrangements are under the direction of the Whittier-Porter Funeral home of Ipswich. Memorial contributions in his name may be made to www.mercyships.org and to the Kaplan Family Hospice House, Danvers, Massachusetts, www.hns.org.

- E-mail a condolence for family members -


Copyright ©  2007 Whittier-Porter.com All Rights Reserved