Christopher David Guida of Pleasantville New York passed away suddenly on Monday January 1st 2018. He was 25 years old. Christopher was born in Westchester Medical to Debra Guida. He moved from Portchester to Pelham where he lived for 2 years with his mother and grandmother before moving to Pleasantville in 2000. He graduated from Pleasantville High School in 2011 and attended Westchester Community College where he studied Culinary and later graduated with a degree in business.
Christopher was very musical. While in elementary school he learned to play piano, attending many recitals. He learned to play the alto saxophone and was a member of the Pleasantville Middle and High School bands and a yearly NSMMA participant. Christopher loved all forms of music, including jazz, 70s hard rock and contemporary music. He was a boy scout and an excellent swimmer. He worked as a lifeguard many summers during and after High School at local pools.
Christopher loved his cat Tux(edo), who he tenderly spoke of and cared for. He loved to cook for his family and friends, enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family and friends.
Christopher was articulate, charismatic and self-aware. He easily made friends and was able to strike up a conversation with anyone at any time and comfortable with people of all ages. He will be remembered as a friendly, down to earth, unassuming and very funny young man. Gifted with a great sense of humor he knew how to make people laugh. His mother always said that Christopher was the one person who could make her laugh so hard her sides hurt.
Christopher will be remembered as a man who loved his family and friends dearly and was always there for his mom. His family and friends were everything to him. He was deeply loved and will be forever missed.
Christopher leaves behind his mother Debra Guida, his grandma Agnes Guida, his uncle and aunt, Robert and Beverly Guida, his aunt and uncle, Corrine and Fred Bovier and his cousins Gregory, Rachel, and Douglas.
A celebration of Christopher's life will take place at the Pelham Funeral Home located at 64 Lincoln Avenue, Pelham NY on Saturday, January 6th from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM. A funeral service will take place at The Woolworth Chapel in Woodlawn Cemetery on Sunday, January 7th at 11:00 AM. For more information or to leave a condolence please visit www.pelhamfuneral.com.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to SPCA of Westchester, Inc.
A No-Kill Shelter Founded in 1883
Not Affiliated with the ASPCA
SPCA of Westchester, Inc.
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