Donovan Phillips

Obituary of Donovan D. Phillips

Smethport - Donovan Douglas Phillips, 31, of Smethport, passed away Monday (February 28, 2022), after battling cancer.


He was born November 15, 1990 in Coudersport, the son of Mitchell D. Phillips and Tracy L. Hults.


Donovan was 2009 graduate of Smethport Area High School.  He worked several jobs in the area after graduation before becoming disabled.


He enjoyed hunting, fishing, playing pool, shooting darts and listening to music.


He is survived by:

Three daughters:  Adrianna Phillips-Stahli, Annabelle Phillips and Tracy Phillips

One sister:  Heather L. Coscia of Smethport

One brother:  Jeremy (Jackie) Safford of Warren

Three Aunts:  Penny Cox, Bonnie Kern and Barbara Burkhouse

One Uncle:  Douglas Phillips

And two nephews, Colin & Cody Dexter, and several cousins


In addition to his mother and father, Donovan was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Richard & Erma, and his maternal grandmother, Janice.


There will be no visitation.  A luncheon gathering will be held for family and friends on Saturday, March 5 at 12:30 PM, in the Smethport VFW.  Services will be held at the convenience of the family.


Memorials, if desired, may be made to the American Cancer Society (  Online condolences may be made at


Arrangements are under the direction of the Hartle-Tarbox Funeral Homes, Inc., Smethport.


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