Christopher “Chris” McNeil

By Orleans Hub Posted 1 May 2023 at 3:39 pm

ALBION – Christopher “Chris” McNeil was born on October 17, 1962, to his parents Charlie Mae McNeil and the late Henry McNeil.

Christopher was the eldest of five children blessed to this union. Christopher graduated from Charles D’Amico high school in Albion in 1980. During his senior year Chris was recruited by IBM and began to learn about the world of computers.

After graduation Christopher joined the Army. While in the Army, Christopher was able to live his dreams of traveling the world while also continuing to learn more about his love of computers. After his 4-year tour in the military Chris would move back to Albion where he would work for Fisher Price as a Mold Developer until they closed their doors. After Fisher Price closed their doors, Christopher would do a short stint at Freeze Dry until he found his final job at Comstock now known as Nortera Foods where he spent over 20 years until he was forced to retire due to his illness.

Christopher was a family man who loved electronics, he loved to dance and would record videos at all the family functions.

Christopher passed away peacefully on April 25, 2023, surrounded by his loved ones. Christopher is predeceased by his grandparents Mose Gardner and Lillie Mae Hannah; his Dad Henry McNeil; Sisters Angela McNeil and Marie McNeil; brother Kenneth McNeil.

Christopher leaves behind to mourn his loss his mother Charlie Mae McNeil; sister Penny Blake; aunts Brenda Taylor, and Joyce Bedward; Uncle Freddie Gardner; nieces Latonya Long (McNeil), Techelle McNeil, Charlie Phelps, Cassidy McNeil, Tyquesha Jackson; nephews Colby Ellis, Emmanuel Thompson, Kenneth McNeil, Jr., Derek McNeil, Shomari Howard and a host of great nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends.

The family of Christopher McNeil would like to thank Josh and David Mitchell as well as all of the staff at the Christopher Mitchell funeral home for being so comforting and caring during their time of bereavement. We are forever grateful!

The family will receive friends at the Christopher Mitchell Funeral Home 21 West Ave. Albion, NY 14411 on Friday, May 5, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. where his funeral service will follow at 1 p.m.

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