Christopher M. Van Kleeck

May 11, 1990 ~ June 12, 2021 (age 31)


Christopher M. Van Kleeck, a lifelong Middletown resident, entered into rest on Saturday, June 12, 2021 at the Garnet Health Medical Center in the Town of Wallkill, NY. He was 31 years of age.

     Son of Brian and Patricia Ann Van Kleeck, he was born on May 11, 1990 in Middletown, NY.

     Chris had formerly been employed at Fed-Ex Freight in Montgomery, NY. Chris was a musician and played guitar in his band, Back Drop to a Horror Movie Band.

    Survivors include; his parents, Brian & Patricia Ann Van Kleeck of Middletown; his maternal grandmother, Marilyn Lambe of Pine Bush; aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews & cousins. Chris was

predeceased by his paternal grandparents Anna & Anthony Lucarelli Sr., his paternal grandfather Albert Van Kleeck Sr, maternal grandfather, William H. Lambe, and cousin, Michael Lucarelli.

    Cremation will take place at the Cedar Hill Crematory, Newburgh, NY.

   A memorial visitation for family and friends will be held from 3 - 5 PM Saturday, June 19th at the Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Funeral Home, 26 Grove St., Middletown, NY.

  In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Christopher’s name may be made to the Mental Health Association in Orange County Inc., 73 James P. Kelly Way, Middletown, NY 10940.

   Arrangements have been entrusted to Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Funeral Home, Middletown, NY. 


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June 19, 2021

3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Cornelius, Dodd & Connell Inc. Funeral Home
26 Grove Street
Middletown, NY 10940

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