Christian Michael Nero of Candler NC, age 63, passed away peacefully on February 4, 2022 after a brief illness.
Chris is survived by his sweetheart of 28 years, Tara Anderson of the home, and Tara’s children and grandchildren, whom he was proud to share. Predeceased by his father Richard Nero, Chris is also survived by his mother, Marion Nero of Poughkeepsie NY, his brother Douglas Nero (and wife) of Lakeland FL, and his sister Michelle Summers (and husband) of Sherman CT. Chris earned a BS degree from SUNY/Syracuse and had a varied career in science and technology. As a young man, Chris loved boating and the outdoors and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout. In retirement, he especially loved cruise travel and beach vacations. He loved his canine companions, especially Dottie Beagle and 2 previous beagles, and their current pet Shadow.
A Celebration of Life will be held March 5th from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at 61 Westfield Way, Candler NC.
In lieu of flowers, Chris requested that donations be made to the Asheville Humane Society in his name.