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Christine Hagan Jaap

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“I know that know one will read this... but... I truely appreciate Christine and what she has mean't to me. She was an enjoyable person to be around....Read More »
1 of 59 | Posted by: Billy Waters - Norfolk, VA

“Joe,Ellie and I were shocked to hear of your loss when we came back from Seattle. Life just doesn't seem fair but we know only that things must go...Read More »
2 of 59 | Posted by: Jerry and Eleanor Cooper - SC

“I am so sorry to hear of your mother's passing. My heart goes out to your family. I am really sorry for your family's loss and thinking of you and...Read More »
3 of 59 | Posted by: Meredith Johnson Gelman - VA

“Joe and all family members,We are far from 'home' but have you inour prayers and hearts.Know that Christy will always be among us in some way ...Read More »
4 of 59 | Posted by: Oscar and Brenda Smith - Dallas, TX

“Dear Ted and family of Christy, We are very sorry for your loss. Ted, you spoke often of your dear sister over the yrs, and know she was special to...Read More »
5 of 59 | Posted by: Janet E. DeNardo - San Diego, CA

“To Christy's family,Noah and I were blessed to have spent some of Christy's last hours in life with her. She was a vibrant spirit in life and it is...Read More »
6 of 59 | Posted by: Joey Carls and Noah Hillstrom - VA

“To everyone in Christy's family, I will never forget meeting her over the Hagan's house in 1966. She was everything that everyone said she was. She...Read More »
7 of 59 | Posted by: Kathy Huber - Norfolk, VA

“Colleen, Mark, and the Rest of Your Beautiful Families, My thoughts and prayers are with you. Much Love and Peace, To You,Jenn Logan Stone ”
8 of 59 | Posted by: Jennifer E L Stone - Louisville, KY

“Dear Jaap and Hagan Family,I knew Christy when I was just a high school student interning at Cooper Career Institute. I will never forget Christy's...Read More »
9 of 59 | Posted by: Stephanie Salazar Inderlied - VA

“Christy always had a smile and kind word. Our thoughts and prayers are with her family during this difficult time. We hope they find comfort in...Read More »
10 of 59 | Posted by: Sheila and Darrell Harris - VA

“Dear Joe, our prayers and thoughts are with you and your family. What a ray of sunshine Christy was. She touched so many with her kindness and...Read More »
11 of 59 | Posted by: Raul & Mary L. Barbara - VA

“Joe & the entire Jaap family,My heartfelt sympathy goes out to all of you at this difficult time.I am so very sorry for your loss. Cherish your...Read More »
12 of 59 | Posted by: Renee Weir - Great Falls, VA

“Our sympathy & prayers are with your family during this time. ”
13 of 59 | Posted by: Jason & Wendy Harris - Chesapeake, VA

“Our sympathy & prayers are with your family during this time. ”
14 of 59 | Posted by: Jason & Wendy Harris - Chesapeake, VA

“To Christy's family, we are so sorry for your loss. Christy was such a vibrant, fun-loving, caring person. She always made us feel special and...Read More »
15 of 59 | Posted by: Ken & CJ Philbrick - Williamsburg, VA

“Dear Joe and family, We were so sad to hear of Christy's death. The first words that come to mind to describe Christy are vibrant and joyful. She...Read More »
16 of 59 | Posted by: Dave and Moira Symanski - VA

“Joe, Our hearts are heavy with sorrow for you and we pray for you and your family. Christy was so full of life and joy that made everyone around...Read More »
17 of 59 | Posted by: Dalton & Jackie Rutherford - VA

“Christy could light up a room with her beautiful smile. She had a love of life and spirit about her that could be contagious. Her passing has left...Read More »
18 of 59 | Posted by: Barbara Green Vogan - Norfolk, VA

“Dear Joe and Family:It has been less than one year that we have had the wonderful, fun filled experience of getting to know you both. We are out of...Read More »
19 of 59 | Posted by: Hank and Anne Denning - VA

“Christy,As you were you will always be,Treasured forever in our memory. God Bless ”
20 of 59 | Posted by: Mary Snider (Carls) - Leesburg, VA

“We still cannot believe that Christy & Belle will no longer be walking past our house on sunny days. When the Fitness Center first opened we were...Read More »
21 of 59 | Posted by: Joan & George Goertz - VA

“Dear Hagan Family, We are so sorry for the loss of your mother. Our thoughts and prayers are with you always.Love,Frank and Bev ”
22 of 59 | Posted by: Frank and Bev Kern - norfolk, VA

“I wish I could be there with you all during this time. I will always remember Christy's uplifting laugh and contagious smile! I'm sending my love...Read More »
23 of 59 | Posted by: Hope Hancock - Shanghai

“Our thoughts and prayers are with Joe and all of the Hagan children, particularly Tiff through whom we had the good fortune to meet Christy many...Read More »
24 of 59 | Posted by: Pam and Darryl Katrancha - VA

“Colleen, Johannes, Hannah, Lena, extended family and friends,We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. She had a...Read More »
25 of 59 | Posted by: Janice Mahoney - CHATHAM, NJ

“"When you are sorrowful look again in your heart, and you shall see that in truth you are weeping for that which has been your delight." Kahlil...Read More »
26 of 59 | Posted by: Linnea L. Heide - Norfolk, VA

“Our deepest sympathy for you Joe and your extended family at the loss of your dear Christy. She was a treasured friend and will be deeply missed by...Read More »
27 of 59 | Posted by: Fran & Diana Lenahan - VA

“My deepest condolences to you Joe and your family. May Christy rest in peace in the arms of our Lord.Al and Sally ”
28 of 59 | Posted by: Melvin A. Fulkerson - Burnsville, MN

“My deepest condolences to you Joe and your family. May Christy rest in peace in the arms of our Lord.Al and Sally ”
29 of 59 | Posted by: Melvin A. Fulkerson - Burnsville, MN

“Dear Family,I found these poems by an unknown author. I hope they bring you comfort.Every tear is a prism through which I see, a rainbow of emotions...Read More »
30 of 59 | Posted by: April Smith Tynch - Portsmouth, VA

“You are in my thoughts and prayers. May you find strength in the love of your family and friends. ”
31 of 59 | Posted by: Bob and Debbie Wills - VA

“Thinking of you all at this time and sending my prayers. ”
32 of 59 | Posted by: Cathy Call - Williamsburg, VA

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you. This is so unbelievable.Page and Sonie Sutton ”
33 of 59 | Posted by: Page & Sonie Sutton - VA

“Dear Joe and the Jaap family,It is with deep sympathy that I send you my condolences for the loss of your Stepmother. My thoughts and prayers are...Read More »
34 of 59 | Posted by: Rob Fienberg - Beacon, NY

“Joe and the extended family...You have my sincerest and deepest sympathy...Christy was a truly vibrant and loving person.She will be missed by so...Read More »
35 of 59 | Posted by: Janet Casanave - Toano, VA

“Dear Joe,Our prayers are with you. May you find comfort in treasured memories. Christy will be greatly missed and always be remembered with smiles...Read More »
36 of 59 | Posted by: Jane & Dave Brennan - VA

“Perhaps it will lessen the sorrow of Christy's death to realize that so many of her friends share your grief. All who ever met Christy were...Read More »
37 of 59 | Posted by: Marty and Ken Jenkins - VA

“Hearts,of all who merely met Christy in passing,are broken at the untimely loss of an endearing angel who touched our lives with her scintilating...Read More »
38 of 59 | Posted by: Phillip R. Clark - Williamsburg, VA

“Hearts,of all who merely met Christy in passing,are broken at the untimely loss of an endearing angel who touched our lives with her scintilating...Read More »
39 of 59 | Posted by: Phillip R. Clark - Williamsburg, VA

“Dear Joe and family,My thoughts and prayers are with you. A bright, shining light has been dimmed from our sight but continues to shine in the light...Read More »
40 of 59 | Posted by: Ann Reid Priest Anderson - VA

“Dear Joe, Your years together were too few, but they were very special. I grieve at your loss, but also believe that what you created will remain as...Read More »
41 of 59 | Posted by: Anne Jaap Jacobson - Houston, TX

“We are deeply saddened by your loss of beloved Christy.In your time of sorrow, may your memories give you strength. ”
42 of 59 | Posted by: Duane & Noreen Dobratz - VA

“Memories of the Hagan family go way back for me. Starting with elementary school all the way through high school and beyond. There seemed to be a...Read More »
43 of 59 | Posted by: Kathy White Mitchell - Martinez, GA

“Dear Joe,You have our deepest sympathies. What a sad time for you and your family. Like everyone at CH we have only the best memories of Christy....Read More »
44 of 59 | Posted by: gloria and bill speed - hixson, TN

“June 9, 2009To Joe and the Jaap Family: It is with our deepest sympathy that we send condolences at the passing of Christy. She was a lovely...Read More »
45 of 59 | Posted by: Lynwood & Leah Turner - VA

“We were saddened to hear of Christy's passing. She was so full of life. We know she will be missed by her family & little Belle. She certainly...Read More »
46 of 59 | Posted by: Tom & Judy Dorsey - Williamsburg, VA

“Our deepest sympathy and prayers. ”
47 of 59 | Posted by: Jeanie & Mark Golden - Bloomsburg, PA

“Dear, dear Joe and family,We've heard of your huge loss all the way to Montana. Our hearts are sorrowful. The obit is beautiful and describes your...Read More »
48 of 59 | Posted by: Charles & Les Jacobi - VA

“Maria and I are so saddened by Christy's death. May Christy's Soul Rest in Peace. We shall keep you Joe, and all your Family in our Thoughts and...Read More »
49 of 59 | Posted by: Jess and Maria Tupaz - Fulshear, TX

“The smiles that we have all shared with Christy will forever be in our hearts. Her friendship and her love of life is a wonderful blessing that she...Read More »
50 of 59 | Posted by: Tom and Kimberly Richbourg; daughter of Richard and Kathryn Roy - VA

“To Joe and Family,Christy was bigger than life and so filled with enthusiasm. Her smiling face, always a friendly wave as she drove by, and cheerful...Read More »
51 of 59 | Posted by: Justina Cutler - Williamsburg, VA

“To the Jaap Family:Bill and I are very sorry to hear of the passing of Christy.We will keep you in our prayersDeepest Sympathy Bill and Deborah Hux ”
52 of 59 | Posted by: Bill and Deborah Hux - VA

“Nadine and I will deeply miss Christy. Meeting her and Belle in front of the house almost every day was a joy and highlight of our days. Our...Read More »
53 of 59 | Posted by: Don & Nadine Lewis - Williamsburg, VA

“Joe and family,Mabel and I are so saddened by the death of Christy. You are in are prayers and thoughts. Larry & Mabel Akers ”
54 of 59 | Posted by: Larry Akers - Williamsburg, VA

“There was a special thing about Christy that you saw right away. She had that little twinkle in her eye that made you know. From the first time I...Read More »
55 of 59 | Posted by: Patti Parsley - Providence Forge, VA

“I'm was so sorry to hear of Christy's passing. ”
56 of 59 | Posted by: Joe Catanzaro - Williamsburg, VA

“I only met Cristy once ...at a CH Wine dinner...but I was sruck by her love of life and her devotion to family. My thoughts and prayers are with her...Read More »
57 of 59 | Posted by: Dana Young - Williamsburg, VA

“To the Jaap Family: We are very sorry to hear of the passing of Christy Therefore, we want to express our love and "Deepest Sympathy" Your...Read More »
58 of 59 | Posted by: William and Mary Wright - VA

“I am sorry to hear about this loss. She was a vivacious spirit. She will be missed. Our Sympathies go out to the family, Alice, Sarah & Alex Allred ”
59 of 59 | Posted by: Alice Allred - Williamsburg, VA


Mary Christine Hines Hagan Jaap, 61, died Monday, June 8, 2009 surrounded by family. While born in Providence, RI, Christy made her home in Norfolk and later in Williamsburg. She was a graduate of Norfolk Catholic High School class of 1966 and an alumnus of Old Dominion University. She was a professor of English at University of Phoenix.She will be remembered for her vivaciousness, exuberance and selflessness. She was loved by many and will be greatly missed. She was predeceased by her husband Michael Downey Hagan; her mother, Virginia Hines; and her brother Michael Hines. She is survived by her husband, Captain Joseph Davies Jaap of Williamsburg; her father Commander Edward Corbett Hines Jr. of Rockville, MD; brothers Edward Corbett Hines III of Hampton; William Joseph Hines and his wife Deborah of Arnold, MD; Peter Hines and his wife Miriam of Gainesville, Florida; James Hines and his wife Cindy of Monrovia, MD; Stephen V. Hines and his wife Lisa of Manila Philippines; her sister Amy Hines Whittington and her husband Bill; her four children, Colleen Hagan Egl and her husband Johannes of Chatham, NJ; Mark Downey Hagan and his wife Melanie of Norfolk; Patrick Corbett Hagan and his wife Elaine of Norfolk; Christopher Parker Hagan and Heather Sites of Virginia Beach; her step-children Mary Frances Jaap Bellman and her husband Timothy of Wimbledon, England; Rowena Jaap Post and her husband Brett of Laurel, MD; Joseph D. Jaap, Jr. and his wife Lori of Gleneg, MD; 11 grandchildren: Michael Downey Hagan II; Hannah Downey Egl; Benjamin Thomas Hagan; Laura Marie Hagan; Lena Brooke Egl; Lily Marie Hagan; Josephine Bellman; Grace Bellman; Payton Jaap; Zachary Jaap; Ethan Post and her beloved dog Belle.The family will receive visitors at Sacred Heart Church, 520 Graydon Avenue, Norfolk on Thursday, June 11 at 7:00 p.m. A funeral will be held at Sacred Heart Church, the following day, on Friday, June 12 at 11:00 a.m.The family wishes to thank all the doctors and staff at Norfolk General Hospital in the Neurological ICU. Memorial donations may be made to the lifenet-foundation.org. Online condolences may be offered to the family at hdoliver.com

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