Christopher J. Pritchard

CATTARAUGUS – Christopher J. Pritchard, 28, died Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, at University Pittsburg Medical Center Presbyterian in Oakland, Pa.

He was born Feb. 7, 1985 in Springville, N.Y., the son of Stanley and Coleen (Irish) Pritchard of 42nd St., Cattaraugus.

Besides his parents he is survived by his brother, Colston R. (Joyce) Pritchard of Cattaraugus; his sister, Samara (Russell) Bartholomew of Modesto, Calif.; his paternal grandmother, Grace Pritchard Parks of Springville; three nieces; and one nephew.

He was preceded in death by his paternal grandfather, Merlen Pritchard; and his maternal grandparents Richard and June Irish.

Christopher was a very social person, and an avid movie watcher. He attended Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church.

Visitation will be held on Sunday, Feb. 9, 2014, at the Hills Funeral Chapel, 55 South Main St., Cattaraugus, N.Y.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Monday Feb. 10, 2014, at the Roberts Memorial Free Methodist Church, 211 South St., Cattaraugus, N.Y.

Family suggests memorials to Pulmonary Hypertension Association, 801 Roeder Road, Suite 1000, Silver Spring, MD 20910.