Phillip James Correlli Sr., a Baltimore roofer and accomplished saxophonist who played in several local bands, died Sept. 22 from a heart attack at his Hampden home. He was 77.
He was born in Baltimore and lived his entire life in Hampden. He was the son of Henry Correlli, who established the Correlli Roofing Co. in 1955, and Marcella Correlli, a homemaker.
He learned the roofing trade from his father, and after graduating in 1958 from Baltimore Polytechnic Institute he joined the business full time.
After his father’s death in 1967, Mr. Correlli took over the business. For years the firm was located at Falls and Clipper Mill roads; he...