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Expenses for Chris Pelkey

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Our brother Christopher Pelkey, Army veteran who served 3 tours in the Middle East, died Saturday 11/13/21 in Chandler, Arizona. He was the victim of a road rage shooting while on his way home from a church softball game. The news report can be found here. Chris was a very humble man who charitably gave away more than he had. As his family, we are trying to pick up the pieces to take care of his expenses. If you would be willing to help us/our brother who gave so much, it would honor his legacy of selflessness and charity.
UPDATE 11/16/2021
Due to overwhelming response and outpouring of love for Chris around the country, we are holding 2 services for Chris so that all who loved him — on both coasts — can say goodbye to our beloved brother. 
Services for my brother Chris will be held on Saturday 11/20/2021 at 2 pm at The Grove church in Chandler, Arizona. ALL are welcome. It will be a Celebration of Life with a short service and then light refreshments and slideshows and fellowship.
We will also be holding a second service on Saturday December 4th at my brother John’s church, Kirkland Life Church at 44 Kirkland Ave, Clinton, NY. 
All are welcome. 
His cremains will be interred amongst a family plot on December 7th (his birthday) at Poughkeepsie Rural Cemetery in New York.  
He was too impactful to limit his services to just one coast. If either of those locations work for you, we would love to see you.

UPDATE 12/3/21

Here are the instructions for virtually viewing tomorrow’s memorial service in NY for Chris Pelkey at 2 pm EST 12/4/21:
2. Scroll down on the page and click the button for: “Click Here for Live”
3. The video link will loads in a Facebook live stream when the service starts streaming at 1:55 pm on Sat 12/4/21

Note: If you are late or miss the live stream, the livestream will record and be posted after the service to view using the instructions above (in step 3, look on the page for “Past Live Videos” or under HOME (scroll down) under recent posts

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Stacey Wales
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