John F. "Jack" Chriss

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Chriss, John "Jack" F. GREEN ISLAND John "Jack" F. Chriss, 66, died on Thursday, May 22, 2014 at Albany Medical Center with his family at his side. Born in Troy on August 14, 1947, he was the son of the late Harry and Marie Trueson Chriss, and the stepson of the late Sylvia T. Chriss. Jack was raised in Green Island and was a graduate of Heatly School. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War and a proud member of the Green Island American Legion Post. He was also a graduate of the radiology program at Hudson Valley Community College in Troy. Jack was employed in the X-ray departments of several area hospitals, most recently Albany Medical Center, where he worked for 25 years as a medical imaging technician. Jack had many interests, but boating held a special place in his heart. He could often be found on his boat on Saratoga Lake and Lake George. Jack also loved his cats. Jack was the beloved father of Binnie-Ayn Chriss (Randy R. Pierre) of Schenectady and grandfather of Randy R. Pierre II and Taylor E. Pierre. He was the brother of Danforth Chriss of Waterford, the late Carol Chriss Corey, and Frank Dewey of New Mexico. In addition, Jack is survived by his brother-in-law, Ronald Corey of Green Island as well as several nieces, nephews, and close friends. The funeral service will be Wednesday, May 28, 2014 at 11:30 a.m. at the Parker Brothers Memorial Funeral Home, 2013 Broadway, Watervliet, with the Rev. Robert Peters officiating. Interment at the Gerald B.H. Solomon Saratoga National Cemetery will follow at 1:30 p.m. Relatives and friends may call at the funeral home on Tuesday from 4 to 7 p.m. and are invited to attend the funeral service. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Mohawk & Hudson River Humane Society, 3 Oakland Ave., Menands, NY 12204. Condolence book at ParkerBrosMemorial.com.
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Published in Albany Times Union on May 25, 2014
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