Christopher Earl Furry, 47, of Chambersburg, went to be with his Lord on Monday, Oct. 14, 2019, from The Inn at Luther Ridge, Chambersburg, after a courageous three-year battle with Glioblastoma.
Born Sunday, June 11, 1972, in Chambersburg, he was the son of Samuel J. Furry Jr. and Patricia Ann Mowery Furry.
Christopher was a member of St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, Chambersburg.
He was a 1990 graduate of the Shippensburg Area Senior High School. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in December of 1993 from Millersville University in Science & Music Education. He received his Master’s Degree in 2004 from McDaniel College in Supervision & Administration in Education.
Chris taught instrumental music at Oak Flat Elementary School from 1994 until 1998, and was the director of music at several churches in Maryland. He was an Elementary Music Teacher who taught vocal music in Montgomery County Public Schools. Chris also had extensive graduate studies from Shenandoah University in music education.
He was an avid Phillies, Penn State and NASCAR fan.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by a half-brother, Jeffrey Lee (wife, Vivian) Furry, of Chambersburg, and several aunts, uncles and cousins.
Funeral services were held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 19, 2019, in St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, with the Revs. Christopher Frye and Bonnie Hoffman officiating.
Burial was at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2019, in Parklawns Memorial Gardens, Chambersburg.
A viewing was held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Oct. 18, 2019, in the Fogelsanger-Bricker Funeral Home & Crematorium Inc., Shippensburg, and from 9:30 a.m. until the time of the service on Saturday, at the church.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Homecare and Hospice at Luther Ridge, 2700 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17202, or the St. Luke Evangelical Lutheran Church, 2695 Luther Drive, Chambersburg, Pa. 17202, or: www.saintlukechambersburg.org.
Online condolences may be expressed at: www.fogelsanger-brickerfuneralhome.com.