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Christine “Chris” Anne Conlon, 46, of Charlotte, NC passed away on Thursday, August 14, 2014 at the Levine Dickson Hospice House Southminster in Charlotte, surrounded by family. Chris was born on November 5, 1967 in Pittsburgh to Mr. David L. Conlon and Ms. Carolyn S. (McGee) Conlon.
Chris was a Pittsburgh native and a 1985 graduate of Liverpool High School in Liverpool, NY. She received her degree in Interior Design from the Art Institute of Pittsburgh and worked for Office Environments in Charlotte as a designer and account manager.
Chris enjoyed baking, knitting monsters and blankets, photography, art museums, lighthouses, watching classic movies, gardening, reading biographies, and listening to classical music. Chris loved spending time with family and friends and her two favorite cats, Phoebe and Reilly. Chris loved life and had a vibrant curiosity for new adventures and enjoyed traveling whenever she could, as long as it was by car.
In addition to her parents, she is survived by her husband of 2 and 1/3 years, Scott G. Howard of Charlotte; her step-mother, Debera F. Conlon of Norfolk, VA; special friends, Jessica Blakely and her husband Chad of Charlotte; two uncles, David E. McGee of Pittsburgh, PA, and Richard Conlon and wife Sandra of Pittsburgh, PA.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Monday August 18, 2014 at the Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens ( 6500 S. New Hope Rd., Belmont, NC 28012) from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM.In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society (P.O. Box 22718, Oklahoma City, OK 73213-1718) https://donate.cancer.org/index.
Carolina Cremation of Charlotte and Salisbury is assisting the Conlon family. Online condolences may be made at www.carolinacremation.com.