Joseph A. Christo Jr. – Lincoln

Joseph A. Christo Jr. – Lincoln

Joseph A. Christo Jr., 85, of Manville, died peacefully Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, at Hope Hospice Care Center in Providence. He was the loving husband of Germaine M. “Gerry” (Laforest) Christo. They were married on May 26, 1956.

Born in Providence and raised in the Fox Point neighborhood he was a son of the late Joseph A. Christo Sr. and Ludwina (Amaral) Christo. He was a resident of Manville for over 55 years.

Mr. Christo was a veteran of the United States Army. He served in Korea as a Military Police officer.

He was employed by Raytheon Corporation in Waltham, Mass., as a manufacturing manager for over 35 years before retiring.

In addition to his wife of 63 years, he is survived by a son, John Christo, and his wife, Kimberly, of Lincoln, and a daughter, Carol (Christo) Oliver, and her husband, Thomas Oliver, of Oakland. He was the grandfather of Ian Oliver, Lauren, Cameron and Tyler Christo.

His Mass of Christian Burial will be Thursday, Sept. 5, at 10 a.m., in St. James Church, Division St. Manville. Burial will be private. Visiting hours will be Thursday morning from 8:30-9:30 a.m., prior to Mass in the Menard-Lacouture Funeral Home, 71 Central St. Manville.

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