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John B. Christopher Sr.

August 18, 1927 December 9, 2018
John B. Christopher Sr.
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Obituary for John B. Christopher Sr.

JAMESTOWN — John Bartholomew Christopher Sr., died Sunday (Dec. 9, 2018) in Jamestown. A memorial visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday (Dec. 11, 2018) at Mentley Funeral Home Inc., 411 Rock City St., in Little Valley.
He was born in August of 1927, in Trenton, N.J., to Frederick and Mary Christopher.
John grew up in Lansing.
He was a WWII veteran and graduate of Ithaca College. John received a degree in physical education, and continued his education, allowing him to teach a variety of subjects in Dryden, Richfield Springs and Whitesboro. He became a principal at East Syracuse-Minoa and Little Valley, as well as a superintendent in Laurens, Pavilion and Hartford. Toward the
end of his career, he worked at the NYS Education Department, in Albany. After retirement, he accepted a few interim roles to remain active.
John resided in Little Valley and Hartford during his final years. John enjoyed traveling to see family, golfing and painting.
Mr. Christopher is survived by his brothers, Rudy, Tony and Dominic; his sister, Celeste; sons, John Jr., Chris and Russell; daughters, Ann Marie (Anderson) and Tina; 11 grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his loving wife of 70 years, Ann, who passed away Nov. 24.
Mr. Christopher will be buried in the Saratoga Veterans Cemetery.
Condolences can be sent to the Christopher’s, 511 Rock City St., Little Valley, NY 14755.
In lieu of flowers, please donate to the Parkinson’s Disease Foundation, 1359 Broadway, Suite 1509, New York, NY 10018.

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6:00 PM 12/11/2018 6:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 12/11/2018 8:00:00 PM
Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley

411 Rock City Street
Little Valley, NY 14755

Mentley Funeral Home - Little Valley
411 Rock City Street Little Valley 14755 NY
United States

Memorial Contribution

Parkinson's Disease Foundation

1359 Broadway, Suite 1509
New York, NY 10018

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