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John F. Christensen

Born: Sun., Dec. 10, 1922
Died: Thu., Feb. 18, 2021


Memorial Service

1:00 PM Wed., Feb. 24, 2021
Location: Sugar Grove Branch of McKinney Funeral Homes


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John F. Christensen,  98, of Jamestown, NY, died  unexpectedly, Thursday, February 18, 2021 at home.  Born December 10, 1922, in Kushequa, Pennsylvania,  he was the son of the late Chris Andrew and Ora Mae Christensen.  He served in the Army during WWII in the Pacific Theatre.  He was employed at the Chatauqua Mall where he was a security officer for many years and also was employed at Voting Machine in Jamestown.  He officially retired for the second time at the age of 80. John loved flower gardening and  will be remembered for the huge, gorgeous flowers he grew.  Surviving is his wife, Carolle Caldwell Christensen; 1 son, Gerald (Dianna) Christensen of North Carolina; 4 stepchildren, Gene (Glenda) Christensen of Jacksonville, NC, Douglas (Tawa) Pollock of Georgia, Michelle (Skyler) Cross of Mayville, NY, and Daryle Pollock of Groveland, NY; 11 grandchildren and 7 great-grandchildren.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by 4 brothers and 1 sister.   A memorial service will be held at the Sugar Grove Branch of McKinney Funeral Homes and Cremation Services, Inc. on Wednesday, February 24th at 1 pm.   Inurnment will be in Lottsville Cemetery, Lottsville, PA.  Online expressions of sympathy may be left at www.mckinneyfuneral.com

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Don Martin
   Posted Sat February 20, 2021
Carolle,
My deepest sympathy to you and your family upon the loss of your husband. I will miss seeing him this summer on his frequent stops at the cemetery. May God's comforting hand be upon you and your family.
Sincerely,
Don Martin
Lottsville, PA

Amanda Echard
   Posted Thu February 25, 2021
A wonderful day seeing you with the Lowe’s muscular dystrophy turtle. Your smile is priceless.

Melissa
   Posted Thu February 25, 2021
You were my favorite customer at runnings I will miss that smile and all sweet words you use to tell me. I will always remember all the stories you use to tell me and all the times you lost your wife in the store and we would walk around and look for her

MARY MITCHELL
   Posted Fri February 26, 2021
Dear Carole,

I'm so sorry to hear of John's passing. He was so good to me always shoveling to keep me upright in the winter. He was always so kind & thoughtful.
If I can be of help in any way, please email me.

God bless,

Mary Mitchell

Amanda
   Posted Tue March 02, 2021
Carolle,
{{hugs}}, thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I’m sorry for your loss. John will never be forgotten. During the 20 years I have been the luckiest girl in the world. Not only on happy days and sad days John always knew how to share his jokes and make all of those days so much better. He will always be loved and never forgotten. Love you always.

Aurelio Carbone
   Posted Fri May 07, 2021
Dear Carolle, We heard about this yesterday~ May 6. Big Mack told me he died in February and we had no idea. I will miss seeing him on our walks down Hedges and seeing him plant flowers.. What a wonderful guy! Please know that you will see him again, he has just changed forms and is healthy and vibrant in heaven....I know he is looking out for you and taking care of you., Love, your neighbors, Ray and Lori

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