Donald E. Christy
August 14, 1955 - January 13, 2009
Obituary
Donald E. Christy, 53, of Adams Township, died Tuesday, January 13, 2009, at UPMC Shadyside Hospital in Pittsburgh. He was born August 14, 1955 in Butler, a son of the late Cecil C. and Cathryn McCool Christy. Don was a 1973 graduate of Butler Area Senior High School. He was the owner and operator of Christy Cabinets in Apollo, Pa. for the past 10 years. He designed, manufactured, and installed Kitchens, bathrooms, and commercial wall units. He also manufactured high quality speakers and speaker systems for Fried Products in Philadelphia. Don was Protestant in faith and was also a member of the Fraternal Order of Eagles in Apollo. His wife, Sherry Grannon Julian Christy, whom he married July 14, 2007, survives him. Also surviving are 3 children and their spouse: Megan and Bert Adkins of Apollo, Pa., Nathan and Marguerite Christy of Ambridge, Pa., and Lynn Christy of Youngstown, Ohio. 2 stepchildren: Joseph Julian and his wife Katie Julian of Zelienople, Pa., and Timothy Julian of Mars. 3 grandchildren: Beren Adkins, Lillian Christy, and Kaiden Christy. 2 brothers: Kenneth and Raymond Christy both of Butler. 4 sisters: Mrs. Wesley (Emma) Eckenrode of Callery, Pa., Mary DeFelice and Cathryn Hilliard both of Butler, and Gladys Cousins of Meridian. 2 sisters-in-law: Susan Christy of Slippery Rock, and Candy Isaac of Evans City. 1 brother-in-law and his wife: Frank and Andrea Grannon of Harmony. Numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins also survive him. 2 brothers, Robert C. and James E. Christy, preceded him in death. CHRISTY - Friends will be received at the Geibel Funeral Home 201 East Cunningham Street in Butler from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. Friday. Funeral Services will be held Saturday, January 17, 2009, at 11:00 a.m. from the Funeral Home with Rev. David Panther, Pastor of the 1st. United Methodist Church, officiating. Cremation services provided by the Geibel Funeral Home.
Condolences

Bill and Renee Humes

Sherry, We just wanted to tell you that you are in our thoughts and prayers. If you need anything, dont hesitate to call. Loosing one so close is always hard, but they are never far from your heart.

Gussie & Terry Croup

Dear Sherry and family, Email is such a poor format for this, but being in Minnesota we wanted to send something right way. Knowing this is a difficult time, please know we are thinking of you, Sherry. Terry & Gussie Hinckley, Minnesota

Dee Black

Lynn & Family - So sorry about your loss. I know that this must be very hard and there aren't really any words to say how sorry I am or to make this any easier. Always remember the good times!

Sarah Korb

Lynn, there are no words for this. Just know you're in my thoughts & prayers

Scott & Stephanie McCombs

So sorry to hear of your loss. Our deepest sympathy for you. All of your family are in our thoughts and prayers. God Rest His Soul. Only happy memories.... Our Love Scott and Stephanie

Maureen Clarke

You are all in my thoughts and prayers.

Paul & Maria Worst

Dear Christy Family, Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time.

Craig and Amy Huffman

Sherry, Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this sad time. Please let us know if we can do anything. Don was a wonderful man and was taken too soon. He will be missed. Craig & Amy Huffman

Chris and Kim Berthold

Sherry, Our thoughts and prayers are with you. If there is anything we can do please don't hesitate to ask. We are so sorry for your loss. Our deepest sympathy, The Bertholds

annetta setzenfand

Sherry My deepest sympathy to you.I know you two were so in love and very happy the little time you had together. He was a wonderful man. My heart goes out to you. ANNETTA

VERLEE,BRIAN,STEVE,VAUGHN,STEVEN & ALYSSA

SO SORRY TO HEAR OF THE LOSS OF DONNIE. OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU.

JUDY,BUTCH& SYLVIA

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY GOES TO ALL THE FAMILY MEMBERS. DONNIE WILL BE REMBERED FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS.

Mindy Korn

I would like to let you all know that I am so sorry about your loss. Uncle Don will be deeply missed. He will however never be forgotten and has left his mark forever in everyones hearts that he has met. I will forever cherish the great times and memories that I was fortunate to share. You are all in my thoughts and prayers.


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