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John Lenoir Christian

January 27, 1940 ~ October 9, 2023 (age 83) 83 Years Old

John Christian Obituary

It is with heavy hearts that the Christian family announces that John Lenoir Christian, a trailblazer in the business world and a beloved figure in the community, passed away on October 9, 2023. He was 83.

Mr. Christian lived a powerful life as the first Black man in many professional positions in his career in business. More importantly, he was a true friend to many as well as a generous patron through his selfless private philanthropy. Most of all, he was a devoted husband and father who was deeply loved.

Mr. Christian is survived by his wife of 52 years, Lesley; children Andrea Christian Parks and John A. Christian II; sister Althea Johnson; six grandchildren; and numerous extended family members.

Service Arrangements

Friday, December 1, 2023

 THE HISTORIC CHARLES STREET AME CHURCH

551 Warren Street, Boston MA 02121

Beginning at 1:30 PM

OMEGA RITUAL:

Beta Beta Boule’ of Sigma Pi Phi Fraternity

GUARDSMEN FAREWELL POEM:

The Boston Chapter of the National Association of Guardsmen

Memorial Service at 2 PM


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:

Crispus Attucks Children’s Center

105 Crawford Street, Dorchester, MA 02121

Checks payable to: Crispus Attucks Children’s Center

Memo: In memory of John L. Christian

AND

Joe Andruzzi Foundation 

Attn: Sandy Clinton

49 Plain Street, Suite 500, North Attleboro, MA 02760

Checks payable to: Joe Andruzzi Foundation 

Memo: In memory of John L. Christian

Or donate online via: Joe Andruzzi Foundation In Memory of John Christian

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Services

Memorial Service
Friday
December 1, 2023

2:00 PM
The Historic Charles Street A.M.E. Church
551 Warren Street
Dorchester, MA 02121

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