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Visitation

Daniel D. Purcell Funeral Home
Friday October 28th, 2022
9:00am - 11:00am

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Burial

Elmwood Hill Cemetery
Friday October 28th, 2022

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Charlotte M. Christian

Charlotte M. Christian

Charlotte Marie Christian, 80 of Troy, NY passed away on October 20, 2022. Charlotte was born on December 17, 1941 to Charlotte Benedict (House) Christian and Benjamin Christian in Troy NY where she remained a resident throughout her life. 
 
In her youth, Charlotte was employed at Classic Metals. After that, she spent many years helping to care for her nieces, nephews and great-nieces/nephews; some related, some not. Known as “Nana” to her “babies”, she was a first teacher to many. She can be credited by many for the ability to tie shoes, stack blocks, braid hair, make homemade Christmas cards, play a game of “Go Fish” and shuffle playing cards like a Vegas dealer!
 
Charlotte enjoyed solving word search puzzles, watching her “soaps” and reading about her favorite one, General Hospital, in the Soap Opera Digest. She enjoyed going to Ted’s for a fish fry, having lunch at the Alexis Diner and sharing holidays and special events with her sister Lil and family. Charlotte also enjoyed the opportunity to meet up with her friend Pat at Manory’s Restaurant, chatting on the phone with her old friends such as, Pam, as well as her daily call and the “Joke of the Day” with her “BFF” and sister in law Colleen. 
 
Charlotte is predeceased by her sisters Helena (Christian) Weaver, Marion (Sam) Holmes and Marge (Robert) Hilldebrandt, her brothers James Christian and Benjamin “Buddy” Christian, her niece Robin Weaver and nephews Robert Christian and Robert Weaver. 
 
Charlotte is survived by her sister Lillian “Lil” Christian and brothers Robert “Butch” Christian, George (Colleen) Christian and John “Jack” Christian. Charlotte was a very special aunt to Joe (Kat) Yetto III, Jennifer (Greg) Fox Bobersky, Athena Christian, Ron (Amy) Weaver, Rebecca Christian, Amelia Christian, George Christian, Benjamin Christian, John Caplan, Tracy Christian and Jim Christian. Charlotte was a very special great aunt and “Nana” to Skylar, Peyton, Gregory, Joey, Christian, Cheyenne, Kieran, Natalie, Ian, Melissa and Kelly. 
 
Calling hours will be held on Friday October 28, 2022 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Daniel D. Purcell Funeral Home 510 Pawling Ave. Troy NY 12180. Internment to follow at Elmwood Cemetery, Troy NY.

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A candle was lit in memory of Charlotte Christian

Mary Hillebrandt Oct 25 2022 3:08 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charlotte Christian

Colleen M. Gregory-Christian Oct 25 2022 9:52 AM

I wish I had seen her before she left. I feel bad that it's been over twenty years since I last saw my sister. However, I did talk with her on the phone this year. RIP sis. Love ya.

Jack christisn Oct 24 2022 8:57 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charlotte Christian

Michelle & Chris Lempp Oct 24 2022 7:22 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charlotte Christian

Patrick & Donna Ahern Oct 24 2022 6:18 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charlotte Christian

Kat Oct 24 2022 6:15 PM

Charlotte always helped and cared for so many. She loved kids. She had a calmness about her that we will always remember.
She was so sweet.
You will be missed by many.
We love you,
Ron, Amy, Natalie & Ian

Amy Weaver Oct 24 2022 4:53 PM

I personally did not know charlotte very well, I was really young. But I do remember my mom speaking about her often, nothing but good things always. I am very sorry for your loss and I am sure she will be missed.

Hope mazur Oct 24 2022 4:50 PM

A candle was lit in memory of Charlotte Christian

Joe Yetto Oct 24 2022 4:38 PM

I may not be there in person, but I am there in spirit. Aunt Charlotte was a big part of my childhood and holiday's throughout life. Most of my childhood memories were watching full house with her and then her soaps. She was one of the sweetest ladys have ever met. She will be missed my many. Love you!

Kelly Fox Oct 24 2022 10:56 AM

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