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Christopher E. Luke, Sr.

January 7, 1943 ~ January 31, 2024 (age 81) 81 Years Old

Christopher Luke, Sr. Obituary

Eagle Bridge – With sadness in our hearts, our father Christopher E. Luke, Sr. passed away peacefully at home Wednesday morning, January 31, 2024 at the age of 81.  He was born in Manhattan January 7, 1943 the son of the late Robert J.F. Luke, Sr. and Anna Brucker Luke.  He lived in Eagle Bridge for the last five years and previously lived in Mt. Vision, NY and Patchogue, Long Island. 

He had a longtime career as a Pressman for several newspapers, the Atlantic City Press, the Suffolk Sun, New York Post, New York Times and The Daily News retiring in the mid 1980’s. 

Our father lived his life to the fullest moving from one adventure to another.  He was an avid outdoorsman with a passion for fishing, camping, homesteading, traveling and spending time with his family.  He spent many years as a Scout Master teaching the next generations so many valuable life skills.

He leaves his children, grandchildren and great grandchildren with so many memories that will always be treasured and bring a smile to our faces.  We take great comfort in knowing that he is now in his eternal home reunited with our sister Tiny, our beloved mother and many of our loved ones.

In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his wife, Marjorie E. Luke in 2019; a daughter, Marjorie A. Luke in 2005; a sister, Kathryn Snowberger in 2021.

He is survived by his children, Jacquelyn Luke-Herman of Waterford, NJ, Jean Garretto (Charles) of Eagle Bridge, Roberta Figat (Ron) of Mooresville, NC, Kelly Luke of Morris, NY and Christopher Luke, II (Michelle) of Winchester, TN; a brother Robert Luke (Wanda)of Oceanville, NJ and 15 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at a later date at Woodlands Cemetery in Cambridge.

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Woodlands Cemetery
Cemetery Avenue
Cambridge, NY 12816

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