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Philip Anthony DiTullio

March 29, 2021


Mr. Philip A. DiTullio, 63, of Milford MA, died Monday (March 29, 2021) at his residence after a courageous battle with cancer. He was the beloved husband of Teresa M. (Sullivan) DiTullio.


Mr. DiTullio was born in Boston MA, the son of the late William A. DiTullio and Domenica V. (Liberatore) DiTullio of Hopkinton MA. He was a graduate of Catholic Memorial High School in Boston MA, Class of 1976. He then graduated from Northeastern University, Class of 1980 and attended the Berklee College of Music, from 1986 to 1989.


In 2005 Philip sought advanced lessons in the Schillinger System of Musical Composition  under the private direction of Dr. Emanuel Abdul-Rahim and Professor Jerome Walman.


Mr. DiTullio had a highly successful career, working in the medical/hospital industry as a medical technologist. From 1977 to 1980 he was employed at New England Baptist Hospital; from 1980 to 1982 he was employed at the Blood Bank of New England Medical Center; from 1983 to 1984 he was employed at the Boston Veterans Administration working in the Hematology Department; from 1984 to 1996;  he served as Chemistry Supervisor at Children’s Hospital – Boston.


Mr. DiTullio also served as co-owner of Turner-DiTullio Medical Consultants from 1992 to 1996. From 1996 to 1999 he was employed at Behring Diagnostic Chemistry; from 2000 to 2010 he was employed at Franciscan Hospital for Children located in Brighton MA. He also worked at Idexx Labs & Boston Heart Diagnostics.


The medical industry was his place of occupation, but his passion was music. In 2006, he  founded  the Schillinger Society and The Practical Schillinger International Music School where he served as educator, composer & musician.


Mr. DiTullio had been a resident of Milford MA since 2004.


Along with his beloved wife of twenty-one years, Teresa, and his mother, Domenica, of Hopkinton MA he is survived by his three children: Angela, wife of Mathew Wood of Northbridge MA, Stephanie DiTullio of Easton MA and Danielle, wife of Richard Cookish of Enfield CT; three grandchildren: Lenore Grace Wood, Rosalie Alice Wood and Gianna Rose DiTullio; his brother: William DiTullio of Tampa FL; his sister: Anne Thompson of Ashland MA and several nieces & nephews.


Due to the COVID-19 gather restrictions and the family’s concerns for the wellbeing of family members & friends a Private Funeral Service will be held at the Edwards Memorial Funeral Home, 44 Congress Street, Milford MA. Committal services will be private. Social distancing protocols & use of face masks will be required for all facets of the funeral services.


In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute @ Milford Regional Medical Center, c/o the Milford Regional Healthcare Foundation, 14 Prospect Street, Milford MA 01757  

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