Age 65, of Bermuda, passed away suddenly on April 27, 2014. Chris is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Paula; devoted daughter, Jodi (Craig Vaughan); son and best mate, Christopher (Caroline Merritt); and granddaughters, Lara, Lily, of Fredericton; and Ava, of Bermuda, whom he adored. He is also survived by his mother, Jean Merritt and sisters, Sharon, Debi (Keith), Becky, and brother, Tony. Chris was retired from the Canadian Armed Forces and most recently had been the General Manager of Clearwater Systems in Bermuda. His passions in life were being on the water, boating with his family, and golfing with his son. Chris loved his grand­daughters dearly and looked forward to his visits back to Canada. A Memorial gathering will be held to celebrate his life on Saturday, May 10 at 1:30 p.m. in Royal Canadian Legion, Clementsport with Rev. Nathan Waterman officiating. Interment will follow in Old St. Edwards Cemetery, Clem­entsport. Donations in Chris’ memory may be sent to Heart and Stroke Foundation of Nova Scotia. On-line condolences may be sent to: