PLATTSBURGH €" Mr. Phillip G. "Phil" Bordeau, 76, of Rugar Street, passed away suddenly Friday, May 11, 2007, at the CVPH Medical Center with his loving family by his side. He was born in Plattsburgh, N.Y., on March 4, 1931, the son of Wilfred and Bertha (Burdo) Bordeau.

An outstanding athlete in high school, Phil was scouted by the New York Yankees and had a try out with the team. He was avid New York Yankees and New York Giants fan. Phil enjoyed bowling, fishing and camping. A dedicated family man, Phil devoted his life to his children after the death of his wife Jeanne in 1970. He was very proud of the accomplishments of his children and grandchildren. He helped in the formation of the Treadwells Mills Youth Commission. He was dedicated to youth, having coached many baseball and softball teams over the years. Phil retired from the City of Plattsburgh Department of Public Works after 23 years of service.

He was predeceased by his parents, Wilfred and Bertha Bordeau; his wife, Jeanne (Bodah) Bordeau; his brothers, Wilfred and Robert Bordeau; a sister and brother-in-law, Bernadette Patrie and her husband Leonard.

Phil is survived by two sons, Phillip G. Bordeau Jr., of Plattsburgh, Kenneth J. Bordeau and his wife Lisa of Kintnersville, Pa.; one daughter, Kathy Bordeau Daly and her husband Matthew of South Glens Falls, N.Y.; two brothers, Gerald "Mike" Bordeau of Beekmantown, James E. Bordeau and his wife Jenny of Plattsburgh; five grandchildren, Patrick and Christopher Daly, Jeannette, Cody and Jesse Bordeau. Phil is also survived by a sister-in-law, Joan Bordeau of Plattsburgh; a brother-in-law, David Bodah of Saranac Lake; a sister-in-law, Kathie Sides of Pennsylvania; several nieces and nephews; and his faithful Chocolate Lab, Copper.

Calling hours will be Monday, May 14, 2007, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. at the Brown Funeral Home, 29 Broad St., Plattsburgh, N.Y.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated Tuesday, May 15, 2007, at 11 a.m. from St. Peter's Church.

Interment will follow at St. Peter's Cemetery.

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