Cleaver, Christopher (Chris) Mark

Cleaver, Christopher (Chris) Mark

May 27th, 2016

It is with great sadness that we announce the sudden passing of Christopher (Chris) Mark Cleaver on May 27, 2016, in his 65th year, surrounded by family and friends. Wonderful youngest son of the late Catherine and Roy Charles Cleaver. Caring brother to Stephen (Virginia), Susan (Thomas Bell), and Jill (Alvin Noftall), who will all miss him dearly. Proud uncle to Glenn (Bettina), Christina (Dan), Caroline (Raymond), Allyson (Scott), James (Kristina), Douglas (Pixie) and Kenneth. Wonderfully blessed to have had many McElligott cousins who will miss him always. On Chris' behalf, we thank Valerie, Charlie, family and friends who were with him in his final moments alongside us. Chris leaves a legacy of generosity, kindness and love. In honour of Chris, visitation will be held on Monday from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m. and 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. at WESTVIEW FUNERAL CHAPEL, 709 Wonderland Road North, London, where the Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday, May 31, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. Those wishing to make a donation in memory of Chris are asked to consider the London Health Sciences Foundation (Victoria Campus) or the Heart & Stroke Foundation of Ontario.

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Ruth AndrewsJill, Alvin, Sue and families, I am so saddened and shocked to hear of Chris's untimely passing. Chris was a wonderful, kind, caring gentleman. It was so nice to see him in January to see how happy he was to be in Montreal with all of the family. May all of your wonderful memories help sustain you all as you journey through this sad time of your lives. He will be sorely missed by all whose lives he touched. My sincerest sympathy Ruth
SteveChris was family to all of us at CTV London. You won't find a more kindler gentleman. He will be dearly missed by everyone who worked with him and the people he touched outside of the CTV family. God bless.
Paul & InaDeeply saddened to hear of Chris's sudden passing, we will never forget his kindness. May God give him eternal rest and the family the strength to bear the great pain. Please accept our condolences from your neighbors on Belvedere Place.
Mike FitzpatrickIt has been a pleasure working with Chris over the years at CTV. He was an amazing individual and will be greatly missed by the entire CTV family. My deepest condolences to his family and friends during this difficult time.
Diane CaverhillI've know Chris since I was 14 years old and was delighted to reconnect with him in 2014. He was the same sweetheart. Can't imagine a world without him. Love and condolences to Chris' family and friends.
Doug EllisonI am sad and shocked to hear of Chris's passing. We met 25 years ago and travelled to Austria to set up a CFPL advertisers trip and for many years after enjoyed his company on the yearly trips. Chris also sold me TV ads and I loved his sale approach and charm. He will be missed by many and certainly by me. Chris was just a great guy period!!
Lisa NudoIt was my pleasure working with Chris over the past several years and most recent spending time with him on our Presidents Club trip. Chris, was a very kind hearted caring person. He will be truly missed! My thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at CTV London.
Paul MacerolloI was so saddened to hear the news of Chris’s passing. I worked with Chris over multiple years with Toronto client’s that needed expansion into London/Kitchener. Chris was a consummate professional with every schedule, email or phone call discussion. He was a very genuine person and I very much enjoyed working with him. He will be missed by his friends at Bell Media in Toronto. My thoughts and prayers are with both his family and his CTV family in Kitchener/London.
Tim VogelMy condolences to Chris' family and friends. It was a pleasure working with him at CFPL - TV.
Eric NixonMore than just a co-worker, I considered Chris a warm and caring friend who was always there to listen and act with compassion whenever his help was needed. He was a unique, honest, humourous and devoted man who left an indelible mark on everyone he met. I will cherish forever the 20 years I had the pleasure of knowing him. Rest in peace, Cleaveria.
Ronda DunecI have worked with Chris mostly via emails and phone calls, he was truly a gentleman and will be greatly missed. My thoughts and prayers go out to Chris' family & friends.
Linda MansourI had the immense honor and pleasure to work with Chris when I was first hired at what was the A Channel. We sat next to one another every day, and being new in the business, Chris kindly took me under his wing. Chris was at his core a gentleman, a giver, a proud and loving man. But more than anything, I will always remember our laughs. I attribute so much of my early success to him. His guidance, his encouragement and how he taught me to do business. Always with integrity. I wish more than anything that I could have seen him more these last years, but he has never been far from my heart. You will be missed by so many Chris. Rest in peace my dear friend.
George GeorgopoulosChris ... the man with that "Always" smile. For over 35 years I've had the privilege of knowing and being around Chris from business, to social & charity gatherings extravagant trips to Nice, Cannes, Monte Carlo and other exotic places on our globe. CC ... always the perfect Gentleman and I know all of us who were in his presence will Honour his Memory as such. One of the best sales negotiators ever. May God Bless you Chris Cleaver, your family and friends. - George Georgopoulos
Joan LevasseurDear Susan and Jill, It was so saddened to read of your brother Chris's passing. I didn't know him but knowing both of you and your parents I am know he was a wonderful man. Please accept my sincere condolences on the loss of your brother. Joan
Vahe and PaulaWe were shocked and saddened to hear of Chris's sudden passing. Over the few years he worked with us he was always kind, helpful and a true gentleman. We always enjoyed our meetings that lasted half the afternoons talking about more than just work and constantly laughing. Our deepest condolences to his family. He will truly be missed.
Debbie ChatfieldMy sincere sympathy to the family. Chris and I played together as youngsters. Our Moms would catch up on news together at your house in Dorval. Chris was always such a sweet caring friend. Many years later we met at your Mom's funeral. He was the same caring person I remembered. Gone too soon.
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