Christopher Anthony Rovello, of White Plains, New York, passed away Monday at White Plains Hospital.

Christopher was born on May 22nd, 1961. Having been born with Down Syndrome, doctors only expected Chris to live 6 months. Due to his strength of spirit, and the love and care he received, he lived to be 52 years old.

Christopher is the son of Molly Rovello of New Fairfield, CT, formerly of Thornwood, New York, and the late Michael L. Rovello.

He is survived by his siblings, Barbara Lynn and Cal Kaplow of New Fairfield, CT; and Michael and Lisa Rovello, of Trumbull, CT. He is also survived by his nieces and nephews, Juliann and Charles Chacko, Alex Rovello, and Anya Rovello.

He was predeceased by his nephew, Louis Kaplow.

The family will receive visitors Wednesday, January 15th, from 4-7 PM, at Beecher Funeral Home in Pleasantville, New York. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Thursday, January 16th, at 10:00 AM, at Holy Innocents Roman Catholic Church in Pleasantville, New York.

The family requests that memorial donations be made to: Cerebral Palsy of Westchester Attn: Gary Morello 1186 King Street Rye Brook, NY 10573.