Miami, FL. Philip David Joseph, 82, passed away Mon., May 10, 2011 at Mt. Sinai Hospital in Miami. He was born Dec. 29, 1928 in Waterville, ME the son of David and Tamamie Karem Joseph. He was one of 22 siblings raised at The Head of Falls on Front St. in Waterville. A graduate of Waterville Senior High School in 1948, he was active in sports, excelling in football and basketball. Prior to entering the service he managed Josephs' Billiard Academy and also managed The Chez Paree. He joined the Army in 1951, training at Ft. Devens, MA. and served in Iceland during the Korean Conflict and was honorably discharged two years later. Following his service in the military her spent his working years in bar management at The Key Biscayne Hotel in FL. and many other venues. Philip was a communicant of Holy Family Catholic Church in North Miami and St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church in Waterville and was a member of the Lebanon Youth Society in Waterville. An independent, private man Philip was recognized by all as a loving and giving son, brother, uncle, mentor and friend who was always there when needed. His parents and his siblings, brothers, Joe Dave, Elias, James, John D., Alfred and Naseeb; sisters, Lena Fotter and Julia Campion all predeceased him. He is survived by his brother George "Tony" Joseph and wife Joyce of Waterville; sisters, Josie Lafley of Harrisonburg, VA., Madeline Joseph of Waterville, Celia John of Wheeling W. VA., Selma Thompson of Springfield, IL., and Marianne Perry of Alta-Monte, FL.; a sister-in-law, Ann Joseph of Waterville; along with many loving nieces and nephews. His special Miami family, Maribel Moriell, her parents Santos and Francesca Cerrato and her son David brought a lot of joy to Phil's life for years and will miss him tremendously. The Liturgy of the Faithful Departed will be held at 11 a.m. July 5, 2011 at St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church, Front St., Waterville followed by committal prayers and burial in St. Francis Catholic Cemetery in the family lot, 78 Grove St., Waterville. Memorial donations in Philip D. Joseph's memory may be made to St. Joseph Maronite Catholic Church Building Fund, 3 Appleton St., Waterville, ME 04901.