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Phillip D.


1957 - 2021

American Cancer Society



    Phillip will lay to rest at

    a private ceremony at

    Arlington National Cemetery


Phillip D. Giarth, 64, of Poolesville, MD, passed away on May 3, 2021 at home.

He was the loving husband to Cheryl Kenly.

Born on April 27, 1957, in Washington, D.C., he was the son of the late George Albert Jr. and Shirley Ann (Deffer) Giarth.

Along with his wife, Phillip is survived by his four children; Phillip Arthur Giarth, wife, Ly Vu of Miami, FL, Heather Marie Giarth of Miami, FL, Melissa Ann Armenta, husband, Jorge of Cottonwood Heights, UT, Danni Baird of CA, four grandchildren; Veronica, Nicolas, Charles, Riley, one sister; Nina Rejonis, husband, Gary of Smithburg, MD, six nieces; Hollie Rejonis, husband, Clifford, Carrie Rejonis, Lorrie Rejonis Trader, husband, Dave, Carley Kenly, Jennifer Van Gilder, Emily McConaughey, four nephews; Connor Kenly, Cody Kenly, Brian Van Gilder, Christian Rejonis, and thirteen great-nieces and nephews; Brenton, Samantha, Dalton, Cameron, Carson, Mackenzie, Braxton, Cason, Ristynn, Brantley, Renee, Liam, Corbin. And his loving dogs Memphis, Faith, Hope and Chase.

Phillip was a member of the NRA, Elks Lodge, Izaak Walton, Nascar, Twin Cedar Hunt Club, Rappahannock River Retriever Club and the Bass Pro Club.

In lieu of flowers the family asks that donations be made in his memory to the Cancer Society

Phillip will lay to rest at a private ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery. 



From:  Theresa Horton

Condolences to the Giarth Family. Phil will truly be missed he was a great friend and and wonderful co worker. I miss our “dog” conversations. He loved his labs and was very dedicated to them.

From:  Deb VanGilder

You will be missed. You left us to soon. You were a tower of strength and endurance. Rest In Peace my brother-in-law. To Cheryl and his children treasure your memories and know you were loved. Love and support. Deb

From:  The Hilton Family

 Our deepest condolences to your family. 

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