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Christopher Stephen Field

July 3, 1982 ~ November 3, 2021 (age 39)

Obituary

Christopher Stephen Field

July 3, 1982 - November 3, 2021

 

The world became a brighter place on the day Chris Field was born. When the blue-eyed bundle was born to Kathy and Steve Field, Team Field was complete. He rolled over for the first time as a newborn in the hospital. His mother was thrilled that she had another child with pizazz.

 

Chris latched onto his big brother Mike, and “The Boys” were a force growing up together on Edgar Road and Wade Street. It was all about Big Wheels, beach days, and backyard fun. Big sister Erin was in awe of the bond between her younger brothers.

 

Chris’ energy and talents could not be contained at Hatherly Elementary School – when assigned to create a “pinch pot” in first grade, he instead sculpted a skateboard dude. He excelled as an athlete and won the Turkey Race in both 5th and 6th grade.

 

Chris moved on to Scituate High School and graduated in 2001 despite never returning that Spanish book. After that he went to the School of Real Life, quickly moving to the head of the class.

 

These were transformative years for Chris. He honored the life of his best friend, Mike O’Connor. He became a Friend of Bill. He took to the dance floor at family weddings with his brother and cousins to make sure the party started.

 

Chris graduated from Massachusetts College of Art and Design in 2012 in with a degree in Industrial Design and went on to achieve professional success at Altitude. He was the founder of Field of Motion; “using motion graphic design, animation, illustration and design thinking to help teams share their visionary ideas.” Most recently, Chris spent time in Providence, Rhode Island and Fall River, Massachusetts where he was embraced by the artists in the community.

 

“Uncle Fun” welcomed his nieces Maddie, Katie, Hailey, Fiona, and nephew Oliver with complete adoration. He enjoyed connecting with each of them through toys, movies, art, and stories.

 

Chris Field loved his birthday, coffee, good food, being part of a big family, basketball, documentaries, concerts, creating art, viewing art, sneakers, talking, Maria’s subs (large chicken salad with melted provolone and pickles), playing drums, fireworks, telling stories, dogs (especially Ziggy), and much, much more….

 

It is important to acknowledge that Chris confronted his afflictions with mental illness and addiction with courage. Team Field will always be proud of him for that.

 

Please join us in giving Chris a heartfelt tribute and beautiful send off. He would love for you to wear your coolest sneakers to the celebration of his life.

 

Relatives and friends welcome to Visiting Hours Thursday November 11, 2021 4-7pm at McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home 1 Summer St, Cohasset, MA.

Relatives and friends welcome to A Mass of Christian Burial at 11 am on  Friday November 12, 2021 at St. Anthony’s of Padua Catholic Church 2 Summer St, Cohasset,MA followed by burial at St. Mary’s Cemetery in Scituate, MA.

 

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to NAMI South Shore at http:// www.namisouthshore.org


Services

Visitation
Thursday
November 11, 2021

4:00 PM to 7:00 PM
McNamara-Sparrell Funeral Home
160 South Main Street, P.O. BOX 431 (actual 1 Summer St.)
Cohasset, MA 02025

Mass of Christian Burial
Friday
November 12, 2021

11:00 AM
St. Anthony
10 Summer St.
Cohasset, Massachusetts 02025

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