Philip Alan Mosley, 56: Enthusiastic Special Olympian

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SOUTH PORTLAND — Philip Alan Mosley, 56, died April 22 at St. Joseph’s Manor after a brief illness.

He was born in Portland on June 6, 1955, a son of Carroll and June Littlefield Mosley.

Mosley attended Prides Training School in South Portland. He was employed at Goodwill Industries and was later involved with the Community Skills Program at Goodwill. For several years he was an enthusiastic participant in the Special Olympics of Maine. He was a lifelong communicant of St. John the Evangelist Church.

He was predeceased by his parents and a sister, Laura Stevens.

Mosley is survived by sisters Marcia Hubbard and her husband, Everett, of Hannibal, N.Y., and Brenda J. Cunningham and her husband, Alan, of South Portland; brothers John J. Mosley and his wife, Delores, of Colorado Springs, Colo., David J. Mosley and his wife, Catherine, of Portland and Thomas M. Mosley and his wife, Sharon, of Windham; several nieces, nephews and great nieces and great nephews; brother-in-law David Stevens and his wife, Marlene Hayes, of Greenland, N.H.; uncle George Littlefield of Brooks; and several cousins including one special cousin, Amy Petit.

The family would like to express their gratitude to the staff at Community Skills for their years of dedication to improve his quality of life. They would also like to thank the caregivers and staff at St. Joseph’s Rehabilitation and Residence for their remarkable care in providing comfort for Phil.

Visiting hours will be held from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m. April 27 at Conroy-Tully Crawford South Portland Chapel, 1024 Broadway, South Portland. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at St. John the Evangelist Church, Main Street, South Portland. Burial will follow at Calvary Cemetery, South Portland.

In lieu of flowers, donations in Phil’s memory may be made to Goodwill Industries of Northern New England, 353 Cumberland Ave., Portland, ME 04101.