Chris Steele Final Goodbye Fund

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This is a shock to all and very sudden. For those that do not know Chris passed away today suddenly. He did not have any insurance and this was very unexpected to his mother. Please donate to help give him the burial that he deserves. He was a great friend to all he knew and would give anyone the shirt off of his back. We will all miss you Chris...Rest Easy buddy...
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Message from Chris's daughter:
I just wanted to thank everyone for their support and kind words to my family during this time. The overwhelming about of support and people who were able to make it to his services. I loved hearing all the great stories and memories they had of my father. All the great support my grandmother had from her friends . All the amazing food sent over to her house . Its so amazing seeing a community coming together. Everything was beautiful and dad would have loved seeing everyone coming together. And all the love everyone has for him.
Thank you again from the bottom of my heart for being apart of my fathers life .



Obituary and memorial information:
November 4, 1959 – November 8, 2017

Byran Christopher Steele, age 58, of Newark, DE, lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Chris was born in Florence, AL on November 4, 1959, and was the son of the late Robert G. Steele and Patricia Paty Steele. He was a painter by trade, but in his earlier years, built bomb struts and landing gear for Sikorsky helicopters.

A former resident of New York, Chris was an avid New York Giants and New York Rangers fan. In his leisure time, he enjoyed playing golf and was in a pool league. Chris was a giving individual who chose to be an organ donor, and his corneas have provided someone with the precious gift of sight.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Amy Adair Steele. Chris is survived by his mother, Patricia P. Steele of Newark; daughters, Jennifer Steele McDonie (Tommy) of Culloden, WV and Cathrin Steele Ball (Michael) of Barboursville, WV; sister, Susan Steele Storrer of Newark; nephew, Douglas M. Ray; and grandchildren, Isaac, Evan, Carson, Tyler, Dylan, and Audrey.

The family wishes to thank everyone for their outpouring of love, support, and prayers for Chris during his illness and since his death. He had a great summer with friends, who took him to play golf and to the beach between chemo and radiation treatments. The family also wishes to thank his cancer team at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, who were all so kind and supportive.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday morning, November 18, 2017, at the First Presbyterian Church of Newark, 292 W Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899 or to the First Presbyterian Church of Newark at the address listed above.


Message from Chris's sister:
Hello everyone, this is Susan Storrer. We've made the arrangements today for Chris. A memorial service will be held for Chris on Saturday, November 18th, at 11am at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Newark. Please go to the Spicer Mullikan website for more information tomorrow. I will attach a link on Facebook as soon as I can. My family appreciates the love and support you gave Chris. There are no words.



Message from Chris's mom:
I so appreciate all you are doing to help Chris and our family. Your generosity is overwhelming and such a wonderful surprise. It is very gratifying to know that he had so many friends and is being remembered and memorialized so spontaneously. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Pat Steele


Thank you all for the support this far..it is very much appreciated. In keeping with Chris's generous spirit, it was his decision to donate his body so that others may live. His final act of kindness was to give the gift of sight to a family in need. Funeral arrangements are going to be made today so we will keep everyone posted. All funds are going to be handled by Chris's mother. Again, we thank you all for the kindness and support during this time.
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Obituary and memorial information:
November 4, 1959 – November 8, 2017

Byran Christopher Steele, age 58, of Newark, DE, lost his battle with cancer on Wednesday, November 8, 2017.

Chris was born in Florence, AL on November 4, 1959, and was the son of the late Robert G. Steele and Patricia Paty Steele. He was a painter by trade, but in his earlier years, built bomb struts and landing gear for Sikorsky helicopters.

A former resident of New York, Chris was an avid New York Giants and New York Rangers fan. In his leisure time, he enjoyed playing golf and was in a pool league. Chris was a giving individual who chose to be an organ donor, and his corneas have provided someone with the precious gift of sight.

In addition to his father, he was preceded in death by his sister, Amy Adair Steele. Chris is survived by his mother, Patricia P. Steele of Newark; daughters, Jennifer Steele McDonie (Tommy) of Culloden, WV and Cathrin Steele Ball (Michael) of Barboursville, WV; sister, Susan Steele Storrer of Newark; nephew, Douglas M. Ray; and grandchildren, Isaac, Evan, Carson, Tyler, Dylan, and Audrey.

The family wishes to thank everyone for their outpouring of love, support, and prayers for Chris during his illness and since his death. He had a great summer with friends, who took him to play golf and to the beach between chemo and radiation treatments. The family also wishes to thank his cancer team at the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center, who were all so kind and supportive.

A memorial service will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday morning, November 18, 2017, at the First Presbyterian Church of Newark, 292 W Main Street, Newark, DE 19711. Interment will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Helen F. Graham Cancer Center c/o Christiana Care, P.O. Box 1668, Wilmington, DE 19899 or to the First Presbyterian Church of Newark at the address listed above.


Message from Chris's sister:
Hello everyone, this is Susan Storrer. We've made the arrangements today for Chris. A memorial service will be held for Chris on Saturday, November 18th, at 11am at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Newark. Please go to the Spicer Mullikan website for more information tomorrow. I will attach a link on Facebook as soon as I can. My family appreciates the love and support you gave Chris. There are no words.



Message from Chris's mom:
I so appreciate all you are doing to help Chris and our family. Your generosity is overwhelming and such a wonderful surprise. It is very gratifying to know that he had so many friends and is being remembered and memorialized so spontaneously. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Pat Steele


Thank you all for the support this far..it is very much appreciated. In keeping with Chris's generous spirit, it was his decision to donate his body so that others may live. His final act of kindness was to give the gift of sight to a family in need. Funeral arrangements are going to be made today so we will keep everyone posted. All funds are going to be handled by Chris's mother. Again, we thank you all for the kindness and support during this time.
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Message from Chris's sister:
Hello everyone, this is Susan Storrer. We've made the arrangements today for Chris. A memorial service will be held for Chris on Saturday, November 18th, at 11am at the 1st Presbyterian Church in Newark. Please go to the Spicer Mullikan website for more information tomorrow. I will attach a link on Facebook as soon as I can. My family appreciates the love and support you gave Chris. There are no words.



Message from Chris's mom:
I so appreciate all you are doing to help Chris and our family. Your generosity is overwhelming and such a wonderful surprise. It is very gratifying to know that he had so many friends and is being remembered and memorialized so spontaneously. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Pat Steele


Thank you all for the support this far..it is very much appreciated. In keeping with Chris's generous spirit, it was his decision to donate his body so that others may live. His final act of kindness was to give the gift of sight to a family in need. Funeral arrangements are going to be made today so we will keep everyone posted. All funds are going to be handled by Chris's mother. Again, we thank you all for the kindness and support during this time.
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Message from Chris's mom:
I so appreciate all you are doing to help Chris and our family. Your generosity is overwhelming and such a wonderful surprise. It is very gratifying to know that he had so many friends and is being remembered and memorialized so spontaneously. Thank you from the bottom of my heart. Pat Steele


Thank you all for the support this far..it is very much appreciated. In keeping with Chris's generous spirit, it was his decision to donate his body so that others may live. His final act of kindness was to give the gift of sight to a family in need. Funeral arrangements are going to be made today so we will keep everyone posted. All funds are going to be handled by Chris's mother. Again, we thank you all for the kindness and support during this time.
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