Christopher Dirk German

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Christopher Dirk German

May 28, 1961 - November 05, 2018

SOUTH KORTRIGHT - Christopher Dirk German, 57, a certified orthotist and prosthetist, Businessman and Air Force Veteran, died on Nov. 5, 2018.
Christopher was born on May 28, 1961, in Heidelberg, Germany, the son of Andrew and Helga German.
He served in the United States Air Force from April 1983 to 1987 as a Precision Measurement Equipment Lab Specialist.
Christopher left the service and opened Wild Art Taxidermy Studio with his father.
After this, Christopher went back to school where he completed his undergraduate studies at SUNY Oneonta, and his post graduate education at Northwestern University. From this point on, Christopher served his community by providing patient care in the local region as a certified orthotist and prosthetist.
During his life, Christopher pursued his passions of spending time with friends and family, golfing, gardening, hunting, fishing, cooking and playing pool.
He is survived by his three children, Schuyler, Brynne, and Alexis; mother, Helga; brother, Tony; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Christopher's honor at the following GoFundMe page to support his children's ongoing needs: https://www.gofundme.com/childrenofchrisandlisagerman.
A funeral mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the Sacred Heart Church, Stamford.
Funeral arrangements have been entrusted to Miller Funeral Home, Roxbury.
Published on November 6, 2018
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Mary Anne Whelan
Nov 09, 2018
I knew Chris through my dependence on him professionally. He took care of bracing my weak right leg from 2007 to 2018. He was not only competent, but unfailingly gentle, kind, and reliable. I entrusted him with my patients and friends, when they needed the skills which he possessed, and because I knew that he would always receive them with his fundamental courtesy and decency. When I last saw him, he let me know that he was going through a sad, hard time because of his impending divorce. In the end, he was overwhelmed by it. I wish I had known how to help him. I ache for his children, and I want them to know that he was both respected and loved by the many people that he had helped.
Amy Gingell
Nov 09, 2018
Rest in Peace. Thank you for everything you did to help my Emily.