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August 16, 2012

James "Red" Christopher, 92


Haverhill — James “Red” C. Christopher, 92, a life-long resident of Haverhill, passed away peacefully Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at Wingate in Haverhill. He was born in Haverhill, March 14, 1920, son of the late Christos and Jenny (Deros) Christopher. James was educated in the Haverhill school system and upon graduating from Haverhill high school, enlisted in the U.S. Army during WWII. Mr. Christopher was a member of the Logganiko society, Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church, Sts. Peter and Paul, a former member of the VFW, AmVets, and Haverhill Elks Club #165. He is survived by nephews: John Parrish and Paul Christopher of Haverhill, Chris Christopher of Freetown, MA, Christos and Tassie Christopher of NH, Jonathan Christopher of NV, William Christopher, and a niece Sandra (Christopher) Carnevales both of FL, as well as many grand nieces and nephews.

ARRANGEMENTS: His Funeral Service was held on Monday, Aug. 13th at the Holy Apostles Greek Orthodox Church Sts. Peter & Paul, Winter St., Haverhill. Burial with military honors followed in the Linwood Cemetery, Haverhill. Calling hours at the H.L. Farmer & Sons Funeral Home, 106 Summer St., Haverhill, were held on Sunday from 4-7 pm. Contributions in his memory can be made to the Holy Apostles Church Education Fund 154-156 Winter St. Haverhill, MA 01830. To view his complete obituary or to send a condolence to his family, please visit

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