Philip S. Cross

    • Philip “Phil” S. Cross
    • RCE Badge circa 1939-45

    We regret to advise of the death of Philip “Phil” S. Cross after a brief illness at St. Joseph’s Health Centre in Toronto on 23 February 2013 in his 92nd year.

    Phil was born and raised in Toronto and attended Humberside Collegiate.  He graduated in 1945 from the University of Toronto with a degree in Mining Engineering.  He was a WW II veteran who served with the Royal Canadian Engineers.  After the war he spent almost 50 years in the mining industry.  Over his career, he worked with Dickenson Mines (Red Lake ON), Renabie Mines Ltd. (Wawa ON), Canadian Dyno Mines Ltd. (Bancroft ON) and Kerr-McGee Corporation (Grants, New Mexico).

    In 1963 Phil returned to Toronto eventually becoming the Vice President of Operations and Director with International Mogul Mines Ltd., and Chairman and Managing Director of Mogul of Ireland Ltd. In 1976 he joined Kerr Addison Mines Ltd. where he was the Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer. Phil "retired" in 1987 and continued to consult with Kerr Addison until his final retirement in 1992.

    Cremation has taken place. A celebration of life will be held at a later date.  Donations may be made to the Heart & Stroke Foundation, the Alzheimer Society or to a charity of one’s choice. Condolences and memories may be forwarded to the Humphrey Funeral Home A.W. Miles Chapel at{gdJun2016kh}