Christopher Patrick Ware, 51, of Cabin Road, Colchester, beloved husband of Judy and father of Robert and Zachary, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday (January 31, 2007) at Hartford Hospital. Born June 12, 1955 in Poughkeepsie, NY, he was a son of Robert and Patricia (Sjoquist) Ware of Millers Creek, NC. On May 5, 1984, he wed the former Judith McInnis at Elizabeth Park in Hartford. Mr. Ware was a Software Developer for Open Solutions in Glastonbury. He was currently studying at Eastern CT State Univ., just a few classes short of earning his Bachelor’s degree. Christopher was an active member of the Wooster Lodge No. 10 A.F. & A.M. in Colchester, to which he was elected Master this past year for his third term. When his sons were young, he was proud to coach Colchester Youth Soccer for over 10 years. In his spare time, he loved music, especially Jazz and Blues, the Boston Red Sox and was an avid reader. Most importantly, he will be remembered for his undying love and devotion for his family and will be greatly missed. In addition to his parents, his wife of 22 years and his sons, he is survived by five siblings, Kathleen Brown of Franklin, MA, Michael Ware of Westfield, MA, Therese Feldman of East Lyme and Timothy and Matthew Ware, both of Plano, TX; his mother-in-law, Alice McInnis of East Hartford; and numerous extended family members and friends. He was predeceased by his father-in-law, Malcolm McInnis. Friends may call 5-8 p.m. Friday at the Aurora-McCarthy Funeral Home, 167 Old Hartford Road, Colchester. A Masonic Service will be observed at 7 p.m. The funeral will gather Saturday starting at 10:30 a.m. at the funeral home before an 11 a.m. Chapel Service. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to the American Heart Association, 2550 Rte. 1, No. Brunswick, NJ 08902-4301.
Source: Hartford Courant, The (CT) – Thursday, February 1, 2007