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Sad news of Chris's passing.

canalchris
canalchris

Hi All, sad to say, Chris passed away 20th May 5am, peacefully, at home, with his Mum, sisters, neice and I with him. It's what he wanted and was ready to leave his worn out body.

Thank you all for being there for him over many years. As weak as he was he was still joking. Just 12hrs before he passed he told his sisters in their late 50's, and his neice to take the 2 mobility scooters round the block. They had a Brilliant time playing round the block and in the garden!

He was a wonderful husband and only ever wanted the best for me. He made sure I was settled in a lovely bungalow, and from his bed, via his iPad and Ebay got it comfortable for mine and our families future. Our boys and their families love it.

Love and God bless,

From Chris's, everloving wife, Lilian.

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I am so sorry to know this. It was a real joy to get to know Chris and talk with him here. Thanks for letting us know. My thoughts are with you and your family, my sincere condolences to you all.

So sorry to hear this. Chris was a lovely guy. A lovely way to pass over nice and peaceful with his family there. Sending you condolences and hugs. X

So Sorry Lilian, I send my Sincere Condolences to you and all your Family. Chris certainly tried to stay strong for a long Time with his updates on Rehab. A True Inspiration for all of us, a True Fighter. RIP Chris. Love n Hugs, Carolina. xxx

So very sad to read this, he was a very brave man and will be greatly missed. My sincere condolences Lilian. Don x

Dear Lilian, I’m so sorry to hear such sad news and send deepest sympathies to you and your family.

I have fond memories of Chris and his travelling tales, such a lovely man who will be missed by all.

Thinking of you. Xxxx

R.I.P. I loved reading your travel stories Lillian you were both so brave doing exciting house moves, buying foreign cars, caravans and boats. You will surely miss him but what memories you have . Take care. Jane

My condolences to you and your family.

Thank you all. Yes, we have had great adventures making everlasting memories that we were able to reminisce about over, this last year, and still making memories. My sons, eldest grandson and I collected Chris's ashes yesterday. Back at the bungalow we partied, with the grandchildren playing air guitars to Chris's favourite music and watching his favourite hymns on TV's YouTube like How Great Thou Art, and Amazing Grace. Brilliant man, loved family and fun. Xxx

Damon1864
Damon1864Volunteer

Sending my sincere condolences, he left this life knowing he was loved and cherished, by filter and friends. God bless and keep him, R.I.P Chris. Thinking of you all and sending loving thoughts.❣️😥 Bernadette xx

Aaaaah, Bernadette was the name our Iberian, no funeral, funeral plan rep, that has liaised for us every step of the way from 20th May to yesterday. She was amazing and now my relatives are looking to buy no funeral, funeral plans! Xx

Very sad news . RIP Chris Cx

Dear Lillian,

I don't think I have ever 'Talked', to you, before....my deepest Condolences, to you, and your family. Chris sounded, from your description, such a Lovely Man and I know that he will never be forgotten. There, really isn't, much more that I can say, other than, he is At Peace.

Warmest Wishes, to you all.

AndrewT

Dear Lillian, My sincere condolences to you and your family on your sad loss. Xxx

annienell
annienellAdministrator

Dear Lillian, I am so sorry to hear this news of Chris. Thank you so much for letting us all know. I always enjoyed reading his tales of the canal boat and life in Portugal. He was such an entertaining writer and will be missed here. The party you had for him sounds a brilliant tribute to his memory, and I've no doubt he would have approved and enjoyed every moment.

My sincerest condolences to you and your family and friends. With love, Annie x

I don't know if I ever had communication with Chris, I sincerely hope he wasn't in pain & now you & the rest of his family have nothing but good memories to cherish, God bless! It sounds like you 2 especially, did your best to enjoy life, I am sure he is proud of what he achieved in this life.

Dear Lilian

So sorry to hear the news about Chris and to read your tribute to him. He sounds like such a good guy and a great family man. We will miss reading his posts.

I send you and your family my very best wishes at this very sad time.

Take good care

Corin

Dear Lillian, Chris was a star who bought laughter and comfort to all of his dodgy lung friends here on the site and obviously a devoted and much loved husband and family man,We shall all miss him a great deal and i for one when able shall push the boat out in memory of him.

Please accept our sincere condolences.

Ski's and Scruffy cat xx

So sorry to hear this, I hope that his passing in a peacful and gentle way will give you some comfort. I know you have some fantastic memories with him and your family to help to see you through this most difficult time. Sending love and condolences, my thoughts are with you.

Christine XXX

Oh I am so sorry. Chris was a valued member on here and kept us entertained with his stories. RIP Chris. xx

via his iPad and Ebay got it comfortable for mine and our families future. Our boys and their families love it. <-- that is so heartwarming to read. RIP Chris. My thoughts are with family and friends left behind.

Very sad news indeed. My deepest condolences to you and your family from yet another water baby.

So sorry to hear your sad news. God bless to you all. Liz x

I'm very sorry for your loss Lilian. Take care of yourself. xx 🌹

Condolences to you and your family Lillian,Chris was a popular member on here.

Sorry to hear of your loss thoughts are with you and the family.

So sorry to hear your sad news, Lillian. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

I am so sorry for your loss, I loved reading about your travels, he sounds like an amazing husband x x x

Very sorry to hear about Chris. He sounds like he was a real keeper 🐞

Sad news indeed. May Chris rest in peace now. My sincere condolences to his family,who he totally cherished. R.I.P.

god bless him and you all!

So sad Lilian - what a wonderful husband Chris was to have done so much to make sure you would be ok. Thinking of you and sending very sincere condolences.

So sad to hear of Chris s passing. May he fly free; may you find peace.

Catnip

Thinking of you

I'm so sorry. He will be missed very much. My condolences to all.

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