Christine M. Dragon
AGE: 63 • Spotswood
Christine Marie Dragon, 63, of Spotswood, died on Sunday, February 12, 2012 at Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge, surrounded by her loving family.
Born in Newark, Chris settled in Spotswood in 1957. She attended Immaculate Conception School in Spotswood and the former St. Mary's High School of South Amboy, where she graduated with High Honors. She continued her education receiving an Associates Degree in Business Administration from Middlesex County College, Edison, where again she graduated Magna Cum Laude. In later years, she took many classes at Fairleigh Dickinson University. As a teen, Chris won many trophies as a baton twirler with the Spotswood Twirlettes. Chris retired in 2008 from Raritan Bay Medical Center, Old Bridge Division, after more than 35 years of service as a Supervisor in the Radiology Department. She was a loving sister, aunt and friend who enjoyed spending time with her family. She was also a ham radio buff, gardener and an avid reader. Chris will be missed deeply by all those whose lives she touched.
Christine is predeceased by her parents, Nicholas and Marion (Patania) Dragon. She is survived by her brothers, Nicholas Dragon of Spotswood and Dennis Dragon and his wife Gayle of Monroe Twp.; her niece and nephew, Krystle and Dennis "DJ" Dragon, and; her dear friend since childhood, Jeannie Johnson of Helmetta.
Funeral services will begin at 10:00 AM Thursday from Spotswood Funeral Home, 475 Main Street, Spotswood, with interment to follow at Washington Monumental Cemetery, South River. The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 2:00 to 4:00 PM and 7:00 to 9:00 PM at the Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, donations honoring Chris' memory may be made to the
, Finance Dept., 30 East 33rd Street, New York City, NY 10016 or online at www.kidney.org/donate
For directions or to send an email note of condolence to the family, please visit www.spotswoodfuneralhome.com