Philip M. Kio

July 22, 1924 ~ January 12, 2024 (age 99) 99 Years Old

Philip Kio Obituary

Philip M. Kio

PORT ALLEGANY- Philip M. Kio, 99, of Kio Rd., passed away Friday (Jan. 12, 2024) at his home.

    Born July 22, 1924, in Coudersport, he was a son of Byron J. and Etha V. Hayes Kio.  On Dec. 4, 1971, he married Leah Rae Whitney, who survives. They were married 52 years.

     Philip was a lifetime resident of the area and a graduate of Port Allegany High School, class of 1942.

     He was longtime farmer and was employed with North Penn Gas Co. for many years before his retirement.

    Philip was a veteran of WWII, having served in the US Navy.

    He was a member of the American Legion, Post 192, Coudersport, and Moose Lodge #460, Port Allegany.

    Surviving are three sons, Thomas W. (Carlene) Kio of Roulette, Corwin “Corky” (Hope) Kio of Port Allegany, and Dennis R. (Lou) Kio of Lufkin, TX; 12 Grandchildren, 25 great-grand-children, and 27 great-great grand-children; and several nieces and nephews. 

     He was preceded in death by his parents, a son Philip M. Kio, Jr.; and four brothers, Edward L., Byron J., Paul E and Roland S. Kio; and three sisters, Ella M. Wright, Nellie J. Lewellyn and Pearl M. Link.

      Friends will be received from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday (Jan. 17, 2024) in the Switzer Funeral Home, Port Allegany, where a service will be held at 1 p.m. with Rev. Allen Long, pastor of the Sartwell Creek Union Church, officiating. Burial will be in Sartwell Creek Cemetery, Burtville.

     Memorials can be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

     A veteran’s service will be conducted at the funeral home immediately following the funeral service, by the Port Allegany Honor Guard.

     Condolences can be madero:  Leah R. Kio, 48 Kio Hollow Rd., Port Allegany, PA 16743.

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January 17, 2024

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St.
Port Allegany, Pennsylvania 16743

Funeral Service
January 17, 2024

1:00 PM
Switzer Funeral Home
77 Willow St
Port Allegany, PA 16743


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