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Elaine Evelyn Christopher

December 2, 1933 June 4, 2019
Elaine Evelyn Christopher
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Elaine Evelyn Corbett Christopher, 85, of Brandon, passed away June 4, 2019, with her family by her side. Born to C. John & Maude Corbett, December 2, 1933, in St. Johnsbury, VT, Elaine graduated from St. Johnsbury Academy and received her Bachelor’s degree from Boston University and was a member of Gamma Phi Beta Sorority. While a teacher at Plant High School, she met and married the late Ben Christopher in 1961 and together raised two daughters: Susan (Howard) Newman, Orlando; and Jill (Crill) Merryday, Tallahassee and grandchildren, Ben (Maggie), Henry, Rebecca, Hugh, Nancy and Howie completed her family. Elaine was predeceased by her loving husband in 2017. She was a member of New Hope United Methodist church for 58 years, part of the UMW Mary Circle and Friendship Sunday School Class. An avid bridge player, she also had a passion for serving as Meal Coordinator of the Meals on Wheels program for 42 years. Graveside services will be held 12:00 P.M. Saturday, June 8, 2019, at New Hope Cemetery, Brandon. A Memorial Service will follow at 1:00 P.M. at New Hope United Methodist Church of Brandon with a reception following in Logan Hall. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Greater Brandon Meals on Wheels Inc., PO Box 6578, Brandon, FL 33508.


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Graveside

Saturday

8

Jun

12:00 PM 6/8/2019 12:00:00 PM
New Hope Cemetery

207 New Hope Road
Brandon, FL 33510

New Hope Cemetery
207 New Hope Road Brandon 33510 FL
United States

Celebration of Life Service

Saturday

8

Jun

1:00 PM 6/8/2019 1:00:00 PM
New Hope United Methodist Church of Brandon

120 North Knights Avenue
Brandon, FL 33510

A reception will follow the service at the church.

New Hope United Methodist Church of Brandon
120 North Knights Avenue Brandon 33510 FL
United States

Memorial Contribution

Greater Brandon Meals On Wheels

P.O.Box 6578
Brandon, Florida 33508
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