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Canadian MANA business manager passes away

April 10, 2013  By Press release

April 10, 2013, Ancaster, Ont – Phillip A. Somerville, the Eastern Canadian business manager for MANA Canada, an agricultural chemical company, passed away April 3, 2013.

He was 54.

Somerville was born in Hamilton, Ont., but spent his summers working on his father, Phillip E. Somerville’s, orchard near Simcoe, Ont. He was a graduate of the University of Guelph with a Bachelor of Agriculture Sciences degree.


Somerville is survived by his wife, Melissa, and three children: Adam, 25; Grant, 22, and Emma, 16.

A visitation and service is being held in Ancaster, Ont., April 11. Online condolences can be left at

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