2006-10-05 / Obituaries

Christopher Michael (C.M.) Honko

Christopher M. Honko, 39, of West Harper Road, Portland, Tenn., and formerly of Cumberland, R.I., died Thursday, Sept. 21, 2006 at his home.

Born in Wilkes-Barre, Pa., he was the son of Barbara (Artemik) Honko of Cumberland and the late Andrew Honko. Raised in Cumberland, he moved to Tennessee in 1987. He was a 1985 graduate of St. Raphael Academy.

Mr.Honko. was a musician, a singer and songwriter, and had moved to Tennessee to fulfill his dreams of working in the country music industry.

Besides his mother, he leaves two sisters, Catherine J. Rose of Jamestown and Diane L. Bessette of Warwick, R.I.; three nephews, Michael, Ronald, and Joseph Bessette of Lincoln, R.I.; and two nieces, Crystal and Rochelle Rose of Jamestown.. He also leaves his fiancé Sharon Willard of Portland, Tenn.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, Oct. 7, at noon in the J. J. Duffy Funeral Home, 757 Mendon Rd., Route 122, Cumberland.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to a charity of the donor's choice.

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