Christopher E. McVittie

July 29, 1979 ~ February 21, 2020 (age 40)


POLAND - Christopher E. McVittie, passed away Friday, February 21, 2020, at St. Elizabeth Boardman Hospital.

He was born July 29, 1979, in Detroit, Michigan.

Christopher was a 1997 graduate of Austintown Fitch High School and received his bachelor’s degree from DeVry University. He was employed by Allstate as the Claims Service Leader. Chris lead a team of insurance professionals tasked with helping restore the lives of Allstate policy holders following catastrophic events. 

Christopher was an advocate and President of Pride Softball; involved with the Poland Softball Organization; a member of Holy Family Church and Immaculate Heart of Mary Church. He was very involved with the Poland School District where he would read to the students. Chris loved his family and friends, Disney, traveling, going to the gym, and obstacle course racing.

He is survived by his wife Melissa Ladesic; two daughters Riley and Kennedi McVittie; step-son Justin Ladesic (McKensey Healey); his parents, Sharon and William Long and Kirk and Sandra Davidson McVittie; father-in-law Bill Young; siblings Erika (David) Ohl, Danielle Gotshaw (Eric Savard), Kameron McVittie, Brian (Shaine) Long, and Matthew (Chrissy) Long; loved by nieces and nephews Dawson, Owen, Karlynn, Emilyn, Liam, Jordan, Alicia, and Abbie. 

Christopher was preceded in death by his grandparents Joseph and Theresa Ziomek and James McVittie and uncle Robert Ziomek.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Christopher’s memory may be made to his children, Riley and Kennedi McVittie by Venmo @Melissa-Ladesic1927 or mailed to Higgins-Reardon Funeral Homes, 2726 Center Rd., Poland, Ohio 44514 where all proceeds will be forwarded to the family.

Calling hours will be held on Wednesday February 26, 2020 from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Higgins-Reardon Funeral Home, Poland Chapel.

Prayers will begin at 9:15 a.m. Thursday February 27, 2020 at the funeral home, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. at Holy Family Church with MSGR Connell officiating.

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February 26, 2020

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Higgins - Reardon Funeral Homes
2726 Center Road
Poland, OH 44514

Prayer Service
February 27, 2020

9:15 AM
Higgins - Reardon Funeral Homes
2726 Center Road
Poland, OH 44514

Mass of Christian Burial
February 27, 2020

10:00 AM
Holy Family Church
2729 Center Rd.
Poland, OH 44514

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