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Chris Laicharoff Christy

July 17, 1926 ~ July 22, 2020 (age 94)

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Chris Laicharoff Christy, 94, of Boca Raton, Florida passed away on July 22, 2020. Chris was born on July 17, 1926 in Elwood City, PA to the late Matthew and Anna Spzak Laicharoff. Chris enlisted in the Navy at 17. After serving in the Navy during WWII, he became owner and operator of the Fred Astaire Dance Studio in Youngstown, Ohio and later the Gentry Dance Studio in Hollywood, Florida. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Marie Schiavone Christy, brother MGySgt USMC Carl Laicharoff, and sister Dorothy Laicharoff Chwalik.  Chris is survived by his daughter, Rose Christy, and son, Carl Christy. He also leaves behind his younger sister Maryann Laicharoff Donofrio and brother-in-law, Eugene Donofrio and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. 

Professional arrangements by:
Gary Panoch Funeral Home
6140 N. Federal Highway
Boca Raton, FL 33487


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