FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Philip F. Metzger of Fairfield died Wednesday, Sept. 4. He was 81.
Metzger was born Feb. 10, 1932, in Bridgeport, he was a lifelong area resident. He received his Bachelor's Degree at Fairfield University and was active with the Fairfield University Alumni. He was a U.S. Navy Veteran serving during the Korean Conflict. He was employed by JP Stevens Carpet and Johnson and Johnson.
Metzger is survived by his wife, Zoya; sons, Bruce J. Metzger and Albert E. Metzger; sister-in-law, Mary Sue Christoffers; three grandchildren; four great grandchildren; nieces and nephews; and great nieces and great nephews. He was predeceased by his first wife, Barbara.
Calling hours are Monday, Sept. 9 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the Spear-Miller Funeral Home 39 South Benson Road, Fairfield. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Tuesday, Sept. 10 at 10 a.m. in Our Lady of the Assumption Church, Fairfield.
Contributions in memory of Metzger may be made to the National Alzheimer's Association 2075 Silas Deane Hwy #100 Rocky Hill 06067.