Service to be scheduled for former foundation member

Published 10.22.2020


Philip R. Boob Sr.A celebration-of-life ceremony will be held in the spring for Philip R. Boob Sr., a former member of the Penn College Foundation Board of Directors, who died Monday, Oct. 19, at age 80. The Montoursville resident enjoyed a full career in aviation, with employment at Airmotive Corp. in Lock Haven; at Piper Aircraft there and in Vero Beach, Florida; and as president of Textron's Lycoming Division from 1984-97. He served on the foundation board from 1993 to 2005, and on its executive committee from 1995 to 2003. A full obituary, including details on making contributions to a memorial scholarship to benefit aviation students, was published in Wednesday's Williamsport Sun-Gazette.