Phillip E. “Phil” Pelland, 65, Navy veteran and computer programmer for Life Touch is your source for free local news and information in Virginia Beach

Phillip E. Pelland, 65, passed away July 5, 2016, at his home.

Phil was born in Massachusetts and was a graduate of Abington High School.

Phillip joined the U.S. Navy shortly after high school and served for 20 years. Following retirement, Phil joined Life Touch as a computer programmer.

Phillip was predeceased by his parents, Gerard and Estella Pelland.

Left to cherish his memory are his brothers, Raymond (Sandra Jean), of North Carolina, and Arthur (Sandra Jane), of Massachusetts; and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.

A memorial service will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 13, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, 929 S. Battlefield Blvd., Chesapeake, Va.

In lieu of flowers, please click here to make contributions to the American Cancer Society.