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Christopher W. Plunkett

April 8, 1980 — June 22, 2022

Christopher William Plunkett, 42, passed away unexpectedly at Canton-Potsdam Hospital on

June 22, 2022, surrounded by the love of his family.

Arrangements are entrusted to Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop.

Chris is survived by his beloved daughter, Nyah Plunkett, of Englewood, Florida; mother

Bernadette Jenkins and Jeffrey Szot, of Colton; father William Plunkett and Lorenza Suber of

Rome, Italy; sister Felicia Gavilanes and her husband Mauricio of Boston, MA; sister Natalie

Plunkett of Norwood; two nephews, a niece, aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.

Chris was born at Alice Hyde Hospital in Malone on April 8, 1980. He grew up in Norwood and

graduated from Norwood-Norfolk High School in 1999. Chris’ professional talents spanned

many fields, including his most significant work as an Instrumentation Specialist at Clarkson

University’s Center for Advanced Materials Processing.

Chris’ proudest achievement in life was his daughter, Nyah, with whom he shared an incredible

bond. Imparting to her his unique sense of humor and excellent taste in music, Chris and Nyah

shared a love of the shooting range, fishing, and spending time outdoors.

Chris had an exceptional mind and possessed a remarkable ability to understand the inner

workings of nearly anything. He showed kindness and compassion to all those lucky enough to

know him. Chris will be remembered for his infectious laugh, effortless charm, and ability to

connect with almost anyone in a meaningful and genuine way.  

Friends and family of Chris may call at Hammill Funeral Home in Winthrop on Sunday, June 26

from 5-7pm. Funeral service will be held at Hammill on Monday, June 27 at 11am with a burial

to follow at Jenkins Neighborhood Cemetery in Brookdale. Friends and family are invited to a

luncheon celebrating his life at Riverview Restaurant following the burial.

Words of comfort and memories can be shared at

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