Philip Albert Waring

Published 11:36 am Thursday, May 5, 2011

ALEXANDRIA, La. — Philip Albert Waring died on April 30, 2011, at the age of 88. He was born and raised in Vicksburg, served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific during World War II, completed his education at Mississippi State University and became a Certified Public Accountant.

Albert was predeceased by his parents, D.P. (Sr.) and Katharine Dornbusch Waring; his brother, Bobby Waring; and his sister, Betty Aden, all of Vicksburg.

He is survived by his wife of 63 years, Laura Finlay Waring; brothers, D.P. Waring Jr. (Lee) and Jimmy Waring (Ida) of Vicksburg; sisters, Katherine “Sis” Silver of Greenwood, Mary Frances Denton of Jackson and Nancy Redmond (Tom) of Tampa, Fla.; his son, Philip of Alexandria; his daughters, Katherine Waring of England and Margaret Waring and her husband, Ray Braun, of Alexandria. He is also survived by grandchildren, Jason Waring (Kelly), Laura Tannenbaum, Martha Braun, Cara Waring, Robert Braun (April) and Sam Tannenbaum; and two great-granddaughters, Ava and Ella Waring.

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As a practicing CPA, Albert served business clients throughout Louisiana and, during his professional career, he gave of his time and talents to civic and charitable organizations.

The family is grateful to the staffs of Regency House and Christus Cabrini Hospice for their dedicated and sensitive care during Albert’s illness. There will be a private memorial service, and the family requests that any memorial gifts be sent to the university of the donor’s choosing.

Condolences may be sent to Waring-Braun, 3220 Carol Ct., Alexandria, LA 71301.