Donald J. Christie

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Tomb Relief

Highest Military Rank


Tomb Dates

Jan 1954 - Dec 1955


Donald J. Christie age 88 of Wyckoff, died peacefully on Sunday, January 5, 2020. Born in Paterson, Don lived in Prospect Park and Hawthorne before moving to Wyckoff in 1957. He was a graduate of Rutgers University and served his country proudly in the United States Army as a Guard at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier in Arlington National Cemetery.

In his early career, Don worked side by side with his father-in-law in the family business, C. Van Howling & Sons, a building moving company located in Wallington. He later became a well-known realtor in Wyckoff working for Weichert Realtors. Don was very active in the Wyckoff Reformed Church where he served as Deacon, Elder, and Vice President of the Consistory. He also served as a trustee of the Christian Health Care Center.

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3d United States Infantry Regiment (The Old Guard)

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