OBITUARY: Philip Frederick Nohrr, 79, of Melbourne, Passed Away April 10

Outside of his 50-year legal career, Phillip was happiest when he was spending time with his family

Philip Frederick Nohrr, 79, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away surrounded by family on April 10, 2022. He devoted his life to helping others and was involved in many organizations including the Brevard Community College Board of Trustees where he served as chairman.

Philip devoted his life to helping others and was involved in many organizations including Brevard Community College Board of Trustees where he served as chairman, King Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, and more.

BREVARD COUNTY • MELBOURNE, FLORIDA – Philip Frederick Nohrr, 79, of Melbourne, Florida, passed away surrounded by family on April 10, 2022.

Philip was born in Worcester, Massachusetts on December 6, 1942, to the late Harry and Sylvia Nohrr. He graduated from William H. Hall High School in West Hartford in 1960 and attended the University of Connecticut in Storrs, in 1964 he graduated with a bachelor of science in business administration.

He attended the University of Georgia Law School in Athens for a year and then transferred to the University of Connecticut Law School, where he graduated with his Juris doctor in 1967.

As an undergraduate at UCONN, Phillip was a member of ROTC and upon graduation from law school was commissioned in the U.S. Army and served as a Captain in the Signal Corps in Vietnam.

He was honorably discharged in 1969. After briefly returning to Hartford, he decided to join his brother Donald in his law firm in Melbourne, and the successful firm of Nohrr & Nohrr was created and continued to grow over the years. He married Pamela in 1984, and they had three children, JonRoss, Rachel, and AJ.

Philip was well known within the Brevard County community.

He devoted his life to helping others and was involved in many organizations including Brevard Community College Board of Trustees where he served as chairman, King Center for the Performing Arts Foundation, Brevard Arts Center & Museum, Civilian Military Community Foundation, Brevard County Bar Association where he served as president, 18th Circuit Judicial Nominating Commission, and Temple Beth Shalom.

He was a past Commodore of Eau Gallie Yacht Club.

Outside of his 50-year legal career, Phillip was happiest when he was spending time with his family, whether that be on a cruise or simply sitting around the dinner table together.

His proudest role was being a husband, father, and grandfather. Philip is survived by his loving wife Pamela, his son JonRoss, his daughter Rachel, son-in-law Bobby, and their children Aubrey and Camden, his son AJ and daughter-in-law Emily, his brother Donald and sister-in-law Maxine, his sister Gale and brother-in-law Lynn, and many nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, April 13, at Temple Beth Sholom with interment to follow in Florida Memorial Gardens in Rockledge.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested donations to the William H. Child’s Hospice Center in Palm Bay, Florida.

Philip cared deeply about this community, his friends, and his family and he will be missed.

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