Phillip Angelo Tai Lauria (Phil Lauria), died on May 30, 2018 in Chicago, IL after losing his courageous 7-month battle with neuroendocrine cancer. He passed away peacefully in the embrace of his parents Phillip A. Lauria and Elaine Tai-Lauria, and his fiancée Kara Symeonides.
Phillip was born in San Francisco, CA on May 5, 1987; shortly thereafter the family moved to Wilton, Connecticut where he was raised. Phillip attended Our Lady of Fatima School (OLF) where he enjoyed many rewarding years as a student and performing in the annual spring play from kindergarten through 8th grade. Phillip was also an Altar Server from 5th grade through grade 12. Phillip’s sense of integrity, ethics, kindness, religious beliefs, and respect for others were nurtured at OLF.