Chris S. Christo, 95, of Hultquist Place, formerly of Westchester Apartments, died Friday November 23, 2018, in the Lutheran Retirement home.
A lifelong Jamestown resident, he was born April 25, 1923, a son of the late Sotir and Vasilo Jani Christo.
He attended Jamestown Public Schools and was a WWII veteran of the US Army serving from 1942-45 and achieving the rank of sergeant.
Prior to his retirement he was employed by Watson Manufacturing as a cabinet maker and earlier had worked for Dahlstrom Manufacturing. Following retirement he drove for CARTS.
He was a member of St. Nicholas Greek Orthodox Church in his early life and late became a communicant of Holy Apostles Parish Ss Peter and Paul Catholic Church.
He enjoyed bowling and watching auto racing.
Surviving are two children David Christo and Mary Beth (Thomas) Trusso II, both of Jamestown; four grandchildren David (Leah) Trusso, Eric (Kristin) Trusso, Kimberly (Markus) Valentinetti and Rachel Trusso; six great grandchildren Trenton, Temperance, Lucas, Benjamin and Amelia Trusso and Mason Valentinetti and a brother James Christo of Nevada.
He was preceded in death by his wife Patricia Billstone Christo, whom he married November 19, 1949 and who died June 11, 2015; two brothers Pete and Andrew Christo and a sister Olympia Eames.
The funeral will be held at 2 p.m. Monday in the Lind Funeral Home.
Friends will be received for one hour prior to the service Monday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to any organization to benefit military veterans.
You may leave words of condolence at www.lindfuneralhome.com.