Christopher Thomas Skye

April 1, 1984 ~ May 7, 2023 (age 39) 39 Years Old

Life story

Christopher Thomas Skye, 39, of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on May 7, 2023.  Born on April 1, 1984 in Niagara Falls, NY, he was the son of the late Thomas Skye and the late Cynthia (nee Caraglin) Willimott.

Chris worked at Giovanni’s Auto Shop as a mechanic. He loved spending time with his family and friends and to barbecue.  Chris also enjoyed fishing and had a new fondness for bingo. He had a heart of gold and he will be greatly missed.

Chris is survived by his daughter, Trinity Ann Skye of Niagara Falls, NY; niece who was like a daughter to him, Nazciona Gulley of Niagara Falls, NY; sisters, Jamie (Carlos) Skye of Niagara Falls, NY and Danielle (John) Davis of Ft. Worth, TX; step-father, Michael Willimott, Sr.; nephews, Michael Christopher Skye of Niagara Falls, NY, Stephon Bradberry of Washington, DC, Jaylen Christopher Maye of Ft. Worth, TX and Naim Y. (Deja Wilson) Gulley of Niagara Falls, NY; nieces, Ja’Naiyha (Darian) Gulley, of Springfield, OH, Nesiah (KaShaun) Gulley, Aveiona Gulley, Sirenity King all of Niagara Falls, NY, Janelle Davis of Ft. Worth, TX and Neahsia Maye of Niagara Falls, NY;

Grand babies who he adored so much, Ayla Pryor, A'myla (Poon) Pringle and Annaleez Gonzales; his girlfriend, Jakia Walker; great-nieces, K’Ahni Y. Marie Gulley, Jayionna J’lynn Tanksley, Arianna Nicole Skye, Kamille Bliss, Aliyah Renee Skye and Naziyah Dior Gulley; great-nephews, Naizer NaDamerae Gulley, Darian Raymel Tanksley, Jr. and Kha’Sai Levon Bivins; special aunts, Debbie (Vince) Ferlito and Mary (Pat) Corsaro; special cousins, Richie Roszel, Ashley Corsaro, Pat and Cassie Corsaro and a host of aunts, uncles, cousins and friends, including special friends, Kalid (Nicole) Abusalah, Angel Rivera, Sean Carter, Devincio K.D. James, Sambno Haynes, Jermone Haynes, Jaletti-his friend and longtime barber and the entire 1800 block. Besides his parents, Chris was predeceased by his paternal grandparents, Eleanor and Donald Skye;  maternal grandparents, Frank and Dorothy Caraglin; great-nephew, Cameron Skye and a great-niece, Dah’Zyer Gulley

The family will be present for friends to gather on Saturday, May 13th, from 2-5:30 p.m. at the OTTO REDANZ FUNERAL HOME, 2215 Military Road, Niagara Falls, NY (716-297-9007), where a brief prayer service will be held at 5:30 p.m. A Life Celebration will be held on May 15th, from 5-9 p.m. at the VFW Post 917, 2435 Seneca Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY 14305.  All are invited. Professional arrangements are under the care of the Goodlander family.  Share condolences and view his tribute video at 

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May 13, 2023

2:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Prayer Service
May 13, 2023

5:30 PM
Otto Redanz Funeral Home
2215 Military Road
Niagara Falls, NY 14304

Celebration of Life
May 15, 2023

5:00 PM to 9:00 PM
VFW Post 917
2435 Seneca Avenue
Niagara Falls, NY 14305


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