Christopher J. Pickford, age 32 of Queens, NY, died a hero in the line of duty at the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001. He was a firefighter of Engine 201, Brooklyn, and Ladder 136, Engine 287, Queens.
He is the loving son of Linda and Thomas Pickford; cherished big brother to David Pickford; adored grandson of Alice and Vincent Catalli; and beloved soul mate and best friend to Amy Whalley. Survived and missed by many aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends and Benjamin, the cat.
Chris was a brilliant musician, poet and songwriter. His loves were firefighting, his family, friends and music. Referred to as "Super" by his friends. Chris was larger than life, a gentle giant, filled with love and compassion. Adored by all - Chris Pickford died doing what he loved and he will be forever in our hearts.
A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, December 8, 2001 at 1:00 P.M. at Church of the Resurrection, 85-09 118th St., Kew Gardens, NY. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Fireman's Widow's & Children's Fund. |
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