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Christopher R. Spare

July 17, 1972 ~ June 22, 2021 (age 48)


Gardner-Christopher R. Spare, 48 a long-time resident of Lunenburg and Gardner, passed away on Tuesday, June 22, 2021.

   Christopher was born in Fitchburg on July 17, 1972 the son of the late Gordon A. and Nancy (Weinhold) Spare.  

   Christopher will be lovingly remembered by his sister, Kimberly Kiser and her husband Andrew of Leominster; his niece, Deanna Minton and her husband Michael of Londonderry, NH.

   Christopher loved music of all kinds, he was most fond of anyone who would sing “Happy Birthday”, especially when there was cake and ice cream involved. He also loved “You are my Sunshine”. He enjoyed car rides with his father and spending time sitting outdoors with his mother. During his time at home, he enjoyed family gatherings, playing patty-cake, and balloons.

   The family would like to extend its sincerest gratitude to the staff at Sawyer Street, specifically Dot and Violeta, who truly always went above and beyond.

   There will be a celebration of Christopher’s life by gathering for visiting hours in the Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Homes, 763 Massachusetts Ave, Lunenburg on Tuesday, June 29, 2021 from 6-8PM.  His funeral will be held in the funeral home on Wednesday June 30, 2021 at 11:30AM. Burial will follow in the Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Glenallen St. Winchendon at 1PM. 

   In lieu of flowers, the family asks memorial contributions be made to Life Skills Inc., 44 Morris St., Webster, MA 01570.

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John F. Masciarelli and James M. Hebert, Funeral Directors

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June 29, 2021

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home
763 Mass Avenue
Lunenburg, MA 01462

Funeral Service
June 30, 2021

11:30 AM
Lunenburg Chapel of the Sawyer-Miller-Masciarelli Funeral Home
763 Mass Avenue
Lunenburg, MA 01462

June 30, 2021

1:00 PM
Massachusetts Veterans Memorial Cemetery, MA, Winchendon

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