Christopher R. "Chris" Artz

  • "Thinking of you."
    - Melissa
  • "Hi Chris, Just stopped to see your Mom and make sure she is..."
    - Kim
  • "Hello Chris, Its always the saddest time of the year for..."
    - Glenn Iverson
  • "Chris, I'm so sorry that you left this world so early. ..."
  • "Dear Chris, It is so difficult to believe that so much time..."
    - Donna Brennan

August 31, 2010

Christopher R. "Chris" Artz, 34, passed away Tuesday.

Born in Pottsville, April 17, 1976, he lived in Tampa, Fla., most of his life, where he attended Leto High School.

He was very outgoing and athletic. His bright smile and sparkling eyes will be forever etched in our hearts.

He is survived by his father, Ray H. Artz; stepmother, Debbie Artz; mother, Donna Brennan; and former stepfather Bruce Marlow; grandparents, Eleanore Artz and Jean and William Brennan; aunts and uncles, Alison and Ben Boggs and Ellen and Paul Crowley; great aunt, Laverne Holohan; cousins, Hayley Boggs and Brad, Elliott and Doug Crowley.

Memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. today at All Saints Catholic Church, 2801 Curlew Road, Clearwater, Fla. Donations can be made in his memory to the American Liver Foundation, which can be found at Abby Affordable Cremation and Funeral Services Inc., Largo, Fla., has charge of arrangements.

Published in Republican & Herald on Sept. 4, 2010