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Nolan, Christopher Anthony

December 6, 1985 –
 April 24, 2021


    27 Apr 2021

    Anna and family, you are in my prayers. You have my deepest condolences in this time of need.

    Franceen Parker
    27 Apr 2021

    Anna and family,so so sorry for your loss.Love Franceen

    Franceen Parker
    27 Apr 2021

    Sending prayers to the family.

    Duane Duncan
    28 Apr 2021

    Chris was my buddy, friend and adopted son. I will never forget the memories we shared. My thoughts and prayers to all the family. He was one of a kind. He will be forever missed, but always in our hearts.

    28 Apr 2021

    Holly, My deepest & sincerest condolences on your loss of your other half. I will deeply keep you and your family in prayers. We love you. Norma

    Bonita Walton
    28 Apr 2021

    Holly and Susan: So sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. If there is anything I can do for either one of you, please let me know.

    Cindy McCrory
    28 Apr 2021

    Holly & Susan so sorry for your loss you will be in my prayers.

    Karla Kelly
    28 Apr 2021

    I’m saddened by the news of Chris passing. Sending my prayers to Holly and Mrs. Susan.

    Debbie Simpson
    28 Apr 2021

    Sweet Holly I am so sorry for your loss. Praying for the Peace that passes all understanding, for you and your family.

    Debra Gonzales
    28 Apr 2021

    Holly, I am so sorry for your loss. Please remember that you are in my thoughts and prayers. Let me know if you need anything.

    Caleb Correa
    28 Apr 2021

    I’m sad to hear about this. I remember Holly telling me many funny things about Chris and her adventures.My thoughts and well wishes go out to you Holly, Susan, family and friends.

    Ginger Rogers
    28 Apr 2021

    Susan and Holly, I’m so sorry to hear about Chris. My heart aches for your family. I miss you both, you are in my prayers.

    Angela Cleveland
    28 Apr 2021

    Holly and Susan, My deepest sympathy for your loss. My heart goes out to you and your family. I wish you healing and peace in this difficult time. Love to you all!

    Araceli Cappello
    28 Apr 2021

    Holy and Susan I am so sorry for your lost. I am here for you if you need anything, please do not hesitate to let me know.

    Debra Gonzales
    28 Apr 2021

    Susan, I am so sorry for your loss. There are no words. Please remember that you are in my thoughts and prayers and let me know if you anything.

    Adria and Ian Richmond
    28 Apr 2021

    There are absolutely no words, Holly. We are overwhelmed with grief for you and your fur babies and are here for you in any way that you may need. We are grateful to have known Chris. You are in our thoughts and in our prayers each and every day. All of our love to you.

    Ashley Christopher
    28 Apr 2021

    Holly, Susan, and family – my heart aches for you. While I did not know Chris, I do know he was wonderful, kind, and funny just from the stories you both shared. I know he will be truly missed. Sending you love and prayers..always! Ashley

    Antonya Woods
    28 Apr 2021

    Holly and Susan, My condolences for your loss. Please know that you all and your families are in my thoughts and prayers!

    Minh Ho
    28 Apr 2021

    Holly, Susan & Nolan Family – Truly sorry for your unexpected loss of Christopher. Sending prayers to you all…

    Stephanie Caldwell
    28 Apr 2021

    Susan, Holly and the entire family,I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

    Catherine McClay
    29 Apr 2021

    Dearest Holly, Susan and family, I am so sorry for the loss of Chris who was such a sweet soul. I have prayed for your family and for your comfort.

    Kelly Rooney
    29 Apr 2021

    Holly & Susan, let the memories of your loved one bring you comfort in times of darkness. May you feel the light of the Lord bless your family and bring you peace

    Shawn G
    29 Apr 2021

    We worked together for the last year and I am sorry we never got to meet in person as we have been working remotely. I can still hear his voice. We would talk politics, crack jokes together and vent our work related frustrations. This is a hard pill to swallow. Only the good die young, rest in peace buddy

    Aretha Harris
    29 Apr 2021

    Holly and Susan – I am so sorry for your loss. My prayers are with you and your family.

    Susan and Bob Bailey
    1 May 2021

    Mike,Susan,Holly and family. Our condolences to ALL. Always enjoyed the times we spent together. RIP Christopher Heaven has gained another Angel. Go Rest High On That Mountain

    Marcus Nolan
    2 May 2021

    Cousin Chris will always be remembered fondly in my mind and heart, he was such a large part of the happy memories from my childhood, along with Uncle Mike and Aunt Sue, wonderful people with big hearts. I pray for peace and comfort for sweet Holly on her new journey. I love you all.

    Sandy England Dickerson
    11 May 2021

    Anna, Holly and Susan~ I’m so sorry for your loss and hugs to you all. Hugs and bigger hugs to you all!!!

    Nhan Nguyen
    17 May 2021

    I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs, prayers and my condolences to your family.

    Therese Palmer/John Duca
    5 Jun 2021

    Our family was devastated by the news of Chris’ passing. Chris spent a lot of time with us and was a dear friend to our son. We always felt good when our son was in the company of Chris because Chris was such a loyal and kind friend. He was fun to converse with, smart and compassionate. I will miss him chiming in when my FB is overtaken by trollish men. He was so patient but direct and always spot on with his facts. I will really miss him.
    Much love to all of his family. You raised a great man. Holly, I’m
    Sorry we didn’t get to meet you. I’m sure he was a wonderful husband and sweet and caring to your fur babies. We will keep you all in prayer for peace and strength as you go through this difficult time. May he RIP.

    11 Jun 2021

    This is Chris’ dad
    Thank you so very much for all comments on my son Chris. It lets me know all the hearts my son has touched.
    One really gets to know and understand how much the many hearts Chris has touched. Thank you one and all. Dad

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