PRESQUE ISLE – Philip L. Freeman, 88, passed away June 7, 2006, at the Maine Veterans’ Home, Caribou. He was born June 6, 1918, at Soldiers Pond, one of nine children to Theophile and Alice (Ouellette) Freeman. Phil served in the U.S. Army during World War II, receiving a Purple Heart and a Bronze Star. He entered Europe from England on D-Day serving throughout the European Campaign. In the early ’50s, he became a Lincoln-Mercury dealer until his retirement in 1978. Phil and his late wife, who predeceased him in 1987, Beatrice (Rioux) Freeman, lived and raised four children in Presque Isle. Surviving him is a brother, Peter Freeman and his wife, Yvette, of Fort Kent; a daughter and her husband, Dorothy and Gary Adams of Cohassett, Mass.; a daughter and her husband, Lisa and Greg Roderick and grandchildren, Bailey Rae and Riley Roderick, all of Presque Isle; a son and his wife, Mark and Linda Freeman of Presque Isle and grandchildren, Luke Hutchins of Las Vegas, Nev., Jessica and Tod Souza; great-grand-daughter, Madelyn, all of Discovery Bay, Calif.; a son and his wife, Leo and Julie Freeman and grandson, Eric Freeman, all of Presque Isle. He was predeceased by six brothers and two sisters. Relatives and friends may call 6:30-8:00 p.m. Monday, June 12, at the Duncan-Graves Funeral Home, 30 Church St. Presque Isle. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Presque Isle, with the Rev. Raymond Morency celebrant. Interment will be in the Fairmount Cemetery in Presque Isle. At the request of the family, donations in lieu of flowers, may be made to the Mantle Lake Restoration Project, Presque Isle Parks and Recreation Dept., 270 Main St., Presque Isle, ME 04769.