December 29, 1952 - November 9, 2015
“Big Kahuna” M. Macknair, 62, of Rome
passed away on Monday, November 9, 2015
at Rome Memorial Hospital. He was born
in Rome, NY on December 29, 1952 son of
the late Emanuel “Coleman” and Marion
Ciotti Comito. Chris was a graduate of
Rome Free Academy Class of 1970. On
August 22, 1981, he married Sharon Wnuk
in St. John’s Lutheran Church. Chris
retired from Central New York
Psychiatric Center, Marcy, NY. He was a
member of St. John the Baptist Church.
Chris was former owner of The Winery and
was an avid Syracuse football and
besides his wife Sharon, are a son,
Shaun C. Macknair and his girlfriend,
Laura Amodio; two daughters, Autumn L.
Macknair and her boyfriend Andrew
Monica, Michelle A. Macknair all of
Rome. Also surviving are a sister,
Sheila Comito, Rome, several aunts,
uncles, cousins, and two very good
friends, Mike and Sue Ptak.
Mass of Christian Burial will be held on
Thursday, November 12, 2015 at 11:00
a.m. at St. John the Baptist Church with
the Rev. Paul F. Angelicchio
officiating, where relatives and friends
are invited to attend. Burial will be in
St. John the Baptist Cemetery. Friends
may call at the Nicholas J. Bush Funeral
Home, Inc., 218 W. Court St., on
Wednesday from 4-7 p.m.
In lieu of flowers
contributions may be made to the family.
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