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Christopher M. Rappolt

September 26, 1948 ~ February 22, 2022 (age 73)


Christopher M. Rappolt, age 73, of 1915 Smith Road, died unexpectedly at Geneva General Hospital on Tuesday, February 22, 2022.

Chris was born in Fairfield, Connecticut on September 26, 1948, a son of the late Ernst and Hedwig Rappolt. He earned his master’s degree in French Linguistics, and worked as a Kennel Manager while in college. He was married to Barbara Daniels in 1980.  His love of animals led to a lifelong career in animal medicine, and they had owned a veterinary clinic in Pittston, Pennsylvania for many years.  Upon moving to Lodi, he began working at Riverside Veterinary Hospital in Scottsville, NY and was still working at the time of his death. Chris was an active member of the Seneca Baptist Bible Church in Seneca Falls.

A memorial service will be held at Seneca Baptist Bible Church, 1859 Auburn Road, Seneca Falls at 11:00am on Saturday, March 5, 2022.  Kindly consider a donation in Chris’ memory to the Humane Society of Schuyler County, 124 Marina Drive, Monour Falls, NY  14865 or visit

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Memorial Service
March 5, 2022

11:00 AM
Seneca Baptist Bible Church (Auburn Road, Seneca Falls)


Humane Society of Schuyler County
124 Marina Drive, Montour Falls NY 14865

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