Elijah F. Christ
10/18/2018 - 11/10/2018

Elijah Francis Christ, 3-week-old son of Matthew J. and Sarah A. (Klunk) Christ, of Hanover, died on Saturday, November 10, 2018 at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. 

In addition to his parents, he is survived by his maternal grandmother, Mary S. Klunk of Hanover and paternal grandparents, Gregory P. and Connie A. Christ of Jarrettsville, MD.

 A Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10 a.m. Friday, November 16, 2018 at Annunciation BVM Catholic Church, McSherrystown with Rev. Charles L. Persing as celebrant. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. Friends and relatives will be received Thursday, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Murphy Funeral Home, 501 Ridge Avenue, McSherrystown with prayers at 8 p.m.

 In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Elijah, may be made to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, 3401 Civic Center Blvd., Philadelphia, PA 19104.



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Jane Arnold
Our prayers go out to all of you in this very difficult time.

Posted at:11/15/2018 5:05 pm
Cheryl Hoopert
From Ryan Hoopert, Bob & Cheryl Hoopert, A contribution to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia has been made in memory of Elijah.

Posted at:11/15/2018 9:09 am
Joan arentz

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Posted at:11/14/2018 9:09 pm
Brian Abt
Our prayers are with you at this difficult time and may God give you the strength to continue to have faith in Him.

Posted at:11/14/2018 9:09 pm
Donna & Brian Abt
Our prayers are with you at this difficult time and may God give you the strength to continue to have faith in Him.

Posted at:11/13/2018 8:08 pm
Joe and Christy Sterner and family
We are so sorry for this very sad loss of baby Eli. He is so precious in the pictures we saw of him and already loved so much by so many that never got to meet him. We all prayed so hard and hoped for that miracle he needed. Not too many can even begin to imagine the pain and sadness you feel. We will continue to pray for you for the comfort you need to help you thru this very difficult time. Our hearts our broken for all of you.

Posted at:11/13/2018 4:04 pm
Luise Fortney and Family
Our hearts break for you and your family! Our thoughts and prayers are with you and Eli. While his presence with the living was cut short he will forever live in Heaven! He was one cute Angel.

Posted at:11/13/2018 1:01 pm
mary price
My heart goes out to you praying for the family to heal. Much love The price family

Posted at:11/16/2018 2:02 pm
Michelle Faltz
My prayers are extended to you and your family during this difficult time. No words can express the loss of a family member but please know that there are people who are praying for your family. We are asking God to give you peace to bring comfort, courage to face the days ahead and loving memories to forever hold in your heart.

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