Philip M. Upham of Edgartown, formerly of Weston, died at home on Friday, Nov. 13. He was 79.

He was the husband of Alice M. (Ferreira) Upham, the father of Keith Upham of Natick, Kurt Upham of Wayland and Kimberly Arms of Littleton, and the brother of Donald B. Upham of Aiken, S.C.

Visiting hours will be held on Monday, Nov. 16 from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. at the Chapman, Cole and Gleason Funeral Home in Oak Bluffs.

His funeral service will be held on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 10 a.m. at the Bryant Funeral Home, 56 Pemberton Road in Wayland. Interment will follow at the Linwood Cemetery on Route 20 in Weston.

In lieu of flowers please make a donation in Philip’s memory to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, 230 East Ohio Street, Suite 304; Chicago, Illinois 60611-3201 or

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