Philbin, Christopher

Written by David Green.

Christopher J. Philbin, 55, of Pinckney, Mich., died April 3, 2012, at home.

He was born Jan. 1, 1957, in Detroit, Mich., the son of Charles Henry and Christine Bell (White) Philbin.  He married Joan (Martin) Graham on Sept. 22, 2007, in Howell, Mich., and she survives.

Besides his wife, Christopher is survived by three step-children, Ashley (and Matthew) Holbrook of Fowlerville, Mich., Alex Graham and Adam Graham, both of Pinckney; two step-grandchildren, Gavin and Abigal Holbrook; three brothers, John (and Mary) Philbin of Livonia, Mich., Frederick Philbin of Dearborn Heights, Mich., and Patrick (and Kathy) Philbin of Brighton, Mich.; his mother-in-law, Gina Martin (Duane Dunbar) of Jerome, Mich. 

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Memorial services are planned at 1 p.m. Saturday, April 7, at Eagle Funeral Home in Hudson, Mich., with Rev. Jim Vandershuur officiating. Visitation is scheduled Saturday from noon until the time of service.  

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