Gene H. Chris­tian of Down­ing­town

Daily Local News (West Chester, PA) - - OBITUARIES -

Gene H. Chris­tian, 84, passed away peace­fully on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 21, 2016, sur­rounded by his fam­ily.

He was the beloved hus­band of the late Carolyn Du­rant Chris­tian, who passed away in 1995.

Gene proudly served his coun­try in the United States Air Force. He re­ceived his mas­ter’s de­gree from the Uni­ver­sity of Michi­gan in 1956.

He was an el­der and dea­con at Cen­tral Pres­by­te­rian Church in Down­ing­town and was a mem­ber of Grace Covenant Church. He also served on the school board in Flint, Michi­gan.

Gene is sur­vived by his four chil­dren, Cather­ine Bon­ner (Jeffrey) of Birm­ing­ham, AL, David D. Chris­tian (Tracy) of Grand Rapids, MI, Thomas H. Chris­tian (Hol­lie) of Down­ing­town and James A. Chris­tian (Christine) of Vin­cent, OH. He is also sur­vived by a sis­ter, Joyce Blin­dauer of Madi­son, WI and 10 grand­chil­dren.

A memo­rial ser­vice will be held at 11:00 am, Tues­day, Oc­to­ber 25, 2016 at Grace Covenant Church, 444 Cream­ery Way, Ex­ton.

In­ter­ment will be pri­vate with the fam­ily.

In lieu of flow­ers, memo­rial con­tri­bu­tions may be made to the Leukemia and Lym­phoma So­ci­ety of Eastern Penn­syl­va­nia, 100 N. 20th Street, Philadel­phia, Pa 19103 or Grace Covenant Church at the above ad­dress.

On­line con­do­lences may be made at www.jamester­ry­fu­ner­al­

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