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Christopher John Traganos died peacefully on Thursday, March 19th at the age of 55 from complications of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. 

Chris was a man of peace and a devoted man of God. He was a gentle and kind man who was very loyal to his family, friends, colleagues, and the students at Minuteman High School. 

He was born in Cambridge, MA and was raised in Arlington, MA. He was preceded in death by his dear mother, Mary Lorraine (Martin) Traganos. Chris is survived by his wife and true love of thirty-five years, Susan Traganos and their three sons and daughter-in-law: Jonathan Traganos, Adam Traganos, Christopher Traganos Jr. and wife Claire Traganos. He will forever be 'Grampa' to his two grandchildren: Meredith and Mattias Traganos. 

He is also survived by his father George Traganos along with his three siblings: Chuck Traganos, George Traganos Jr., and his sister Karen Lane Traganos. 

In regards to a service, there are tentative plans for a celebration of Chris’s life in August or as the right timing for social gatherings become evident.

 

 

 

 

 

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# Jan & Mike Smith 2020-03-21 23:41
To the Traganos Family,
Our prayers and sympathy are with your family. We both worked at MM with Chris. He was a true gentleman and we valued our friendship with him. He will be missed. RIP
Jan & Mike Smith
# Alan dearborn 2020-03-22 15:42
Sorry to hear of Chris’s passing, love to all of you.
Alan & Jean Dearborn.
# Maryanne Ham 2020-03-22 16:15
To the Traganos Family
Dana and I are so very sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you all as you are not able to surround yourself with your family and friends at this very difficult time. I am blessed to have known Chris and I will cherish the memories I have of his kindness and humbleness. The Minuteman community will miss him dearly.
Maryanne and Dana
# Joan tomaino 2020-03-23 20:01
I remember the day he was born. We have been a family friend for years. Our hearts and prayers go out to the family. Joan Tomaino and family.
# Steven Flionis 2020-03-24 00:11
To the
Traganos Family my deepest Condolences on your loss of your father,brother,family man may he Rest In Peace God go with him.
# June Hanlon 2020-03-24 00:25
My heart aches for you all - sending hugs and prayers to all the Traganos family.
# Pam Bickel 2020-03-24 00:32
I am so sorry for the loss of this good man. I knew him through our work as teachers at Minuteman. He was quiet and kind and treated our students with respect. We need more teachers like him.
# Linda Kelly 2020-03-24 11:32
My heart goes out to the family and friends. God Bless to all.
# Douglas Carey 2020-03-24 13:38
To the traganos Family,
I am profoundly shocked and saddened by the news of Chris's passing. I worked every day with Chris for nine years as his co-teacher at Minuteman tech. In that time, I knew Chris as a friend and professional colleague. He was an excellent educator. skilled in his craft with a great sense of humor and compassion for his students. I will miss him. Please accept my condolence.
# Dennis Sullivan 2020-03-25 19:27
I am so very sorry to hear of Chris' untimely passing. I worked alongside Chris for many years as a member of the Advisory Board for the Minuteman Carpentry Department. He was an absolutely wonderful man: deeply caring, incredible nurturing, and so pleasant to spend time with. He devoted his life to the Minuteman community and touched so many lives in the process. We will miss him dearly.
# Chrissy & Rob White 2020-03-25 22:01
We are thinking of you and the boys during this difficult time and sending you our thoughts and prayers. Although it has been many years since we have seen each other, please know that we are here for you if you need anything. Love to you and the boys!
# Cheryl perry 2020-03-27 15:53
So sorry to hear of The passing of Chris. My thoughts and prayers go out to the family. Fondly, Cheryl brown Perry of Arlington
# Jeff Cipolloni 2020-04-13 18:34
Sheila and I are deeply saddened to hear the news of Chris' passing and we are praying for you all.
Please do not hesitate to ask if you need anything. My Dad is still in Arlington and so is Sheila's Father.
We are through there a lot.
Sincere sympathy and love.
# Angela Sullivan 2020-04-29 17:51
Susan, I was so sorry to hear about Chris's passing. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Please accept my deepest condolences.
Angela

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