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Christopher B.J. Black

June 19, 1974 ~ September 11, 2005 (age 31)

Christopher B.J. Black, 31 of Jersey City, New Jersey, formerly of Frederick, Maryland died Sunday, September 11, 2005 at his home.

Born June 19, 1974 in Baltimore, Maryland he was the son of Paul Black and Renee Silwick Black of Keedysville, Maryland.

Mr. Black was a 1992 Valedictorian of Walkersville High School. He graduated with honors from Bard College, Annandale on Hudson, New York in 1996. He was currently a 3rd year law student at New York University School of Law and had accepted an offer to work at the New York Law Firm, Millbank and Tweed after his graduation.

He was an avid Boston Red Sox fan, enjoyed reading and had a great love for animals.

In addition to his loving parents he is survived by a brother, Peter Black of Keedysville, MD, a sister, Ann Black Myer and husband Robert of Towson, MD, a maternal grandmother, Frances Silwick of Frederick, MD, two uncles, Joseph Silwick, Kerry Silwick and wife Madelaine of Baltimore, MD two cousins, Erin and Erik Silwick both of Baltimore, MD.

He will be remembered by his incredible numerous close friends from Frederick, MD.

He was preceded in death by a maternal grandfather, Joseph Silwick.

Visitation: The family will receive friends at the Stauffer Funeral Home, 1621 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick, MD on Saturday, September 17, 2005 from 10:00-12:00 PM.

Services: A memorial service will be held at the Otterbein United Methodist Church, 108 East Franklin Street, Hagerstown, MD on Saturday, September 17, 2005 at 2:00 PM with the Rev. Dr. Stephen D. Robison officiating.

In lieu of flowers contributions may be sent to New York University School of Law, In Memory of Christopher B. Black 2006, 161 Avenue of the America's, 5th Floor, New York, New York, 10013.

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