FAIRFIELD, Conn. - Christian P. Kane of Fairfield died Oct. 26. He was 51.
Kane was born Nov. 6, 1961, and raised in Stamford, to Thomas and Elizabeth Peppard Kane. He moved to Fairfield in 1986 after graduating from the University of Connecticut. He was a member for the market research community for over 20 years having worked for both market research suppliers (Yankelovich & ACNielsen/BASES) and some of the world’s top consumer package goods companies including; Kraft, Proctor & Gamble, Clairol, Duracell and James River. Most recently, he was the vice president of Market Research for KAO Corporation.
Kane is survived by his wife, Maureen; children, Tyler and Jocelyn; sister, Rosemary Kane Carlough (Bill) of Pleasantville, N.Y.; parents-in-law, Martin and Carole Hermes of Lancaster, Pa.; sister-in-law, Kathleen Groover (Brian) of Frederick, Md.; brother-in-law, Jonathan Hermes (Carolyn) of Newark, Del.; and a niece and four nephews. He was predeceased by his parents.
Calling Hours are Wednesday, Oct. 30 from 4 to 8 p.m. in the Lesko & Polke Funeral Home, 1209 Post Road, in Fairfield Center. Funeral will take place Thursday, Oct. 31 at 10 a.m. in St. Thomas Church. His interment will be private.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to a college fund that is being established for Tyler and Jocelyn. Information can be obtained by emailing: KaneCollegeFund@gmail.com