Funeral services for Christel Davis, 52, of Cougar Point, Louisville, will be held on October 14, 2011 at 3:00 p.m. at Louisville Community Church. Friends and family may be received on Thursday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. at the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena. Interment will be in Germany.
Christel passed away on October 7, 2011 at Canton-Potsdam Hospital surrounded by her family after a courageous battle with cancer.
Christel is survived by her husband Charles; two daughters and two sons, Kristen and Stefanie both at home, Timothy and Megan of Chicago and Zachary at home; three brothers, Ludwig and wife Gerda, Reinhold and wife Bergit, Richard and wife Ingrid all of Germany; and several nieces and nephews.
She was born on April 11, 1959 in Boxberg, Germany the daughter of Ludwig and Elfriede (Kaufmann) Schmidt. She attended schools in Germany. Christel married Charles Davis on May 26, 1989 in Wilmington DE. She worked as a Apotheke Helferin at Caritas Hospital in Bad Mergentheim, Germany, Pharmacy Technician at St. Francis Hospital in Wilmington DE and worked out of her home in the Travel Industry in Nichols. Christel and her husband Charles moved to Massena in 1998. She attended Louisville Community Church. Cristel enjoyed gardening.
Memorial contributions may be made to the American Cancer Society or to a charity of one's choice. Online condolences may be made to www.phillipsmemorial.com. Arrangements are under the direction of the Phillips Memorial Home in Massena.