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Christian Kuhn, 60, passed away peacefully in the presence of his family on Tuesday, April 27, 2021. Chris was born in Zurich, Switzerland to Alfred and Sylvia Kuhn.

Chris graduated from the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology in 1987 and completed a Masters of Science, Environmental Science at the University of Zurich in 1993. He worked as a Senior Project Manager for Stantec (previously Williamsburg Environmental Group) in Williamsburg for 17 years. Chris served as the President of Adath Jeshurun Synagogue in Newport News.

Chris leaves behind his wife of 23 years, Carmela (Arianna) Malkin-Kuhn of Newport News; son, Michael (and wife Jessi) Malkin of Newport News; son, Daniel (and wife Laura) Malkin of Newport News; son, Avi Malkin of Charlotte, NC; grandsons, Max, Miles, and Luca Malkin; mother, Sylvia Kuhn of Zurich, Switzerland; brother, Hans-Rudolf (and wife Brigette) Kuhn of Zurich, Switzerland; brother, Jurg (and wife Astrid) Berweger-Kuhn of Zurich, Switzerland and a number of cousins, nieces, and nephews.

A private burial service was held at the Jewish Cemetery in Hampton on Thursday, April 29, 2021. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the United Jewish Community of the Virginia Peninsula, 401 City Center Blvd, Newport News, VA 23606 (ujcvp.org) or The National Kidney Foundation (kidney.org). Arrangements by Weymouth Funeral Home.

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#5 Jon Keeling 2021-05-07 13:57
My deepest sympathy and prayers to you all on this great loss. Chris was a joy to work with here at Stantec, and I really appreciated getting to know him over the past 5 years; I really loved his dry sense of humor and he spoke often and lovingly of his wife and sons. Chris will be sorely missed.
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#4 Charles Smith 2021-05-04 15:24
I am very sorry for your loss. I worked with Chris for the last 6 years for projects in Fairfax County. He was a kind, considerate, patient and positive person. He was a joy to work and correspond with. He will be missed.
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#3 Megan McCollough 2021-05-04 00:33
My deepest sympathies are with you during this difficult time. Chris was a tremendous person and I feel so lucky to have had him as a colleague and friend. Chris was a great teacher, full of patience and insight. I'll treasure our conversations dearly. Our team at WEG/Stantec is better for having had him in our lives. He was one of a kind and is so incredibly missed.
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#2 Daniel Proctor 2021-05-03 14:59
I am so sorry for your loss. Chris was an incredible person and I am so happy to have been able to work alongside him for his entire time at WEG/Stantec. It really shook our team when we got the news of his passing. On Friday, we all took time to share our memories/experiences of Chris with each other and I'm sure there wasn't a dry eye on the call... but it was also full of smiles/laughter. Chris had a positive impact on all of us and we will miss him deeply.
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#1 Jesse Pope 2021-05-03 14:37
Chris is my mentor and best friend in the office. It has been an honor and a joy to work with him. You can tell by the items that surrounded him in his office and the way he spoke of his family that he is a family man first. He will be sorely missed and we pray that you will be comforted during this difficult time.
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