James Christner

Obituary of James Francis Christner

LeRoy ~ James F. Christner, age 79, passed on March 21, 2022.

     He was born on April 5, 1942 to the late Paul Christner and Kathryn Gentner Christner. He is survived by his son, Peter; and brothers, Edward and Thomas.

     He was a graduate of Pavilion Central School and Cornell University. Jim was an officer in the U.S. Navy and active in Veterans for Peace. He travelled the world and enjoyed singing with the Cornell Alumni Glee Club.

     His graveside memorial service will be held on June 4th at 11:00 AM at St. Francis Cemetery, Exchange St., LeRoy, with a reception to follow at noon at the Knights of Columbus Hall, West Main St., LeRoy.

     Memorials to Rochester-Veterans for Peace, Chapter 23, 203 Montpelier Circle, Rochester, NY 14618; Lydia’s Kitchen c/o of First Baptist Church, 306 East Main St., Batavia, NY 14020; George Fry Memorial Scholarship (payable to Pavilion Central School), Pavilion, NY 14525.



Graveside Service

11:00 am
Saturday, June 4, 2022
St. Francis Cemetery
Exchange Street
LeRoy, New York, United States


Family and friends may gather for a reception immediately following graveside services for Jim at the Knights of Columbus Hall, West Main Street, LeRoy (behind Save-A-Lot)
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