Philip Mandara, 70, of Paterson, NJ passed away on Thursday, September 23, 2021. He was born in Santa Croce Camerina, Sicily, Italy and came to the United States in 1969 and settled in Paterson. He was a self-employed mason contractor. He was a member of Societa Italiana Unita Italia 82 in Lyndhurst, NJ. Beloved husband of Maria Mandara (nee Albiter). . Devoted father of Catherine Mandara of Sussex, NJ, Johanna Mandara of Paterson and Maria Mandara of Chicago, IL. Loving son of the late Salvatore and Lena (nee Barra) Mandara. Dear brother of Giovanna Mandara, Maria Mandara and the late Carmelo Mandara and his wife Fran. Brother-in-law of Maribel Contreras and Robert Contreras. Funeral Service at Keri Memorial Funeral Home, 125 Main Street, Lincoln Park, NJ on Tuesday at 12 noon. Interment, Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Totowa, NJ. Visiting on Tuesday from 10 am - 12 noon.