OBITUARY

Christopher Michael Loring

March 27, 1999May 7, 2021
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Christopher Michael Loring, 22, of Plantsville, passed away suddenly, leaving our lives too soon on May 7, 2021. Christopher was the loving son of Dennis and Erin Loring. Christopher attended the Academy of Aerospace and Engineering and was to graduate with his Bachelor’s degree from UCONN this month. He was a kind and thoughtful person, who often put other’s needs before his own.

He enjoyed spending his time with family, friends, playing video games, and hiking but his passion was playing Rugby for the UCONN Men’s Rugby team. Christopher will be remembered for his constant smile, huge hugs, selflessness, caring nature and generosity to humankind. He was a friend to everyone, always willing to lend a hand. He made a positive difference in the lives of those who had the honor of knowing him.

Christopher will forever be loved and cherished by his family; parents Dennis and Erin Loring, brother Ryan Loring, grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and his many friends. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made in Christopher’s memory to: Chris Loring’s UConn Men’s Rugby Memorial Fund https://gofund.me/1f7345c9

Friends will be received Thursday, May 13, 2021, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m. at the DellaVecchia Funeral Home, 211 N. Main St, Southington, CT. A Mass of Christian Burial will be Friday May 14, 10:00 a.m. at Mary Our Queen Catholic Church, 248 Savage St. Plantsville. Please meet directly at church. Burial will follow in the South End Cemetery. To leave an online condolence, please visit www.dellavecchiasouthington.com

Services

  • Calling Hours

    Thursday, May 13, 2021

  • Mass of Christian Burial

    Friday, May 14, 2021

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Everett Drew

May 17, 2021

Christopher was well loved and respected by his friends. He had great character and a big heart. I will never forget the fond memories I have of him. He was one of the funniest people to be around. He was able to effortlessly make everyone have a good time.

Warmest Condolences,
Everett A. Drew III

Crystal McTyre

May 17, 2021

My sincerest condolences go out to all of Chris's family and friends. Words cannot express how saddened I am to learn of his passing. He will never be forgotten and will live on within our cherished memories.

Chris became one of my closest friends after we met 6 years ago. I will forever be thankful that I got the chance to meet him. He never failed to make me laugh and was always there to cheer me up when I was feeling down. One of my favorite memories I have of him is when one day were joking around and he referred to me as "McRacecarTyre."

Anne McCarty

May 17, 2021

Erin, Dennis and Ryan- I was shocked to hear tonight about the passing of Christopher. All I can picture is his beautiful smile and your beautiful family all together and I can’t imagine how painful this time is for all of you. I hope the love of family and friends will ease your pain and I wish you all peace as you move forward.

With love - The McCarty Family

Staff At Fitlife 24/7

May 17, 2021

Fitlife 24/7 would like to express our sincere condolences to you, your family and Chris' friends.
Someone so special can never be forgotten.
Fitlife 24/7

Ann Cooper

May 15, 2021

Dear Erin and family,
I’m not sure if you remember me, but I’m Mark & Maggie’s neighbor and close friend, Ann. My family and I would like to send our condolences and say how sorry we are for the loss of your son Chris. Our hearts go out to you all. To be quite honest, any words I write will not express our sadness in your loss. We hope his memories will help ease your grief.
Sincerely, Ann, Ron, Shelley, Jenna Cooper & family

Ketaki Pawar

May 14, 2021

I met Chris during my freshman year in high school. Sitting at the same table during lunch for 4 years and traveling to various locations such as the Washington DC and Boston trips brought us really close as friends. Through Chris, I truly learned the values of kindness, acceptance, and sincerity. His infectious smile and positive attitude always brightened my mood and he would always challenge me to do and be better every day.

Chris always strived to make the lives of the people surrounding him more engaging and joyful. To this day, I follow his method of properly eating a Nature Valley crunchy granola bar without having to make a mess (break the bars first into four smaller pieces and then open the wrapper for no spilled crumbs). Some of my favorite moments with him was trying seaweed for the first time during International night and harmonizing to Bruno Mars songs during science lab and on the bus. His passion for origami and learning about different cultures was extremely admirable and amusing to watch. Also, Chris singing Bollywood songs and pronouncing most of the words in Hindi fluently made me realize how accepting and loving he was.

To the Loring family, please accept my sincerest condolences on the loss of a beautiful son and loving brother. My heart breaks for you. I pray for your strength and hope you find comfort in knowing how many lives Chris has touched and made better. I will never forget him.

- Ketaki Pawar
AKA Ketaco Bell (thank you for your endless love Chripotle)

Chandni Patel

May 14, 2021

My deepest condolences to Chris’s family. Chris was one of my closest friends in high school and we stayed in touch at UCONN. We shared the struggles of our engineering classes and shared the great memories we made in high school. Chris knew how to cheer me up, when something was wrong or when I just needed someone to be there for me. He taught me how to eat Goldfish properly and brightened the room with his contagious laughs, illuminating smiles and his warm kindness. He will forever be remembered, lots of love and Rest In Peace my friend.

Phoebe Godfrey

May 13, 2021

Der Family and Friends- I send you my deepest condolences. No doubt nothing anyone can say can touch your loss and your grief, but I still wanted to let you know that as his Professor in two sociology classes this past semester at UCONN I enjoyed working with Chris and found him to be very a intelligent, thoughtful and reflective young man. I hope your memories bring you some comfort in this terrible time and that one day there will be some healing in some capacity for you all.
sincerely
Phoebe Godfrey

James He

May 12, 2021

My deepest condolences to all of Chris' family and friends. He touched so many people, always without any expectations of a return.

I distinctly remember the first time I met Chris on the fifth floor of our college freshman dorm. Coincidentally running into each other by the elevators, we realized we were in the same chemistry class, and quickly shared a laugh about the course. He then asked me if I wanted to attend lecture together and be lab partners.

Little did he know, his simple invite meant a lot to me. I knew few people at the time, and his friendly, inclusive attitude taught me that just a couple words separate friends from strangers. It demonstrated the essence of how the little things can go a long way, and the uplifting impact extending a hand can have on others.

Through the rest of our interactions in college, he never strayed from this demeanor. That's just who he was. Moments with Chris were happy, exciting, caring, and always shared, never exclusive. I am so heartwarmed to have made new, recent memories this year.

I will always remember our car ride back from Boston bumping Juice Wrld's most recent album. Legends Never Die.

Brian Pelletier

May 12, 2021

I met Chris at camp Woodstock a few years ago at a time in my life where I did not have much direction, and being thrown into a new environment i did not have many friends. Chris was one of the first people to stick a hand out to me and make an effort to bring me into a community that i had no idea about. Chris always had a bright smile on his face and was never negative. He took each day as a blessing and faced the world with one big smile.

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