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While Chris and his twin brother Pat fought as brothers do, Chris was the protector of his twin. As Pat describes it he was “my muscle”; “my best friend since we were born”.

As Chris grew into manhood, so did his size. At 5’10” and about 230 pounds, he came across as the big, tough guy but inside he was the kindest, most caring person you’d ever want to meet. He was always there to lend an ear or a hand.

Chris graduated from Abington High School and from the Culinary Arts Program at Eastern Center for Arts and Technology. Initially he worked at a variety of restaurants, but later decided to pursue a career in the electrical field, following in the footsteps of his dad and older brother. He was employed in the commercial division of Brother's Electric in Souderton, PA.

Chris loved life and lived it to the fullest. He loved his fiancée, his family and his friends. He loved his toys and worked hard to have them and a home for him and Crystal. His favorite toy was his Jeep. Bought originally as his daily transportation in 2005, it became an off-road vehicle that he could use to challenge himself. It was also a bond with many of his friends. Whether working on it or off-roading, Chris always made more friends.

Chris and his fiancée, Crystal bought their first home in December 2007. It was his little piece of the world to share with Crystal and their family and friends. It was small and cozy but it had a garage, a fair size lot that is woodsy and outdoor space to entertain. Chris and Crystal were engaged in August 2007 and planned to marry in April 2009.

The Lord decided to take Chris home on a day when he was doing what he always did—thinking about someone else and their potential needs. Chris we love you! We miss you! You will always be in our hearts!

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