Christopher S. Elam

Christopher Elam - Rochester Cremation

Rochester, NY: Christopher Scott Elam, 61, passed away October 1, 2019, of complications from paraneoplastic syndrome.

Chris was a 1975 Albion School graduate and graduated with honors from Niagara University.  He managed Hatch & Elam Marina and was an integral part of its success until it was sold in 1987.  After various jobs, he became a self-employed painter and landscaper.

Chris was a good friend to many, always willing to help others.  Chris was known for his quick wit, intelligence, kind heart and his love of dogs, especially, his best friend, Riley.

Predeceased by his parents, Walter (Jack) Elam and Barbara (Hatch) Elam.  Survived by brothers; Michael (Krystyna), Robert (Nancy Pope), Darryl (Colleen) and sister, Denise Appleby, several nieces, nephews, cousins and dear friends. 

A private memorial service will be held at the family’s convenience.  Contributions in Chris’s memory may be made to Lollypop Farm, 99 Victor Rd., Fairport, NY 14450, or Hildebrandt Hospice Care Center, 2652 Ridgeway Ave., Rochester, NY 14626.

1 Comment

  1. Amy Conner Bernabei on October 5, 2019 at 2:45 am

    My heart goes out to all of Chris family and friends. Chris and I met several years ago, he helped me take care of my homes thru the years, I just enjoyed his company so much I would work alongside him on many occasions. My pups Chauncey & Stella just adored him sometimes we would sit out back and just play with them. I was so lucky to have had the opportunity to get to know him, kind and considerate, always willing to help in a pinch. Would have given you the shirt off his back, just can’t say how much he will be missed. God Bless Chris

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