Services in Memory of Chris Hondros

April 24, 2011 | By Getty Images | Community, Company News, News, Photography, Photojournalism
Chris Hondros Liberia 2003

Celebrated Getty Images photojournalist Chris Hondros is seen here in 2003 in Monrovia, Liberia. Hondros died April 20, 2011 while on assignment in Libya.

Our hearts and prayers continue to be with the loved ones of Chris Hondros during this difficult time, as we all grieve this tremendous loss. 

Memorial Services 

Memorial services for Chris Hondros in New York are scheduled for Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 1 pm at Sacred Hearts of Jesus & Mary and St. Stephen Roman Catholic Church, 125 Summit Street, Brooklyn, NY 11231. Tel. (718) 246-8342. 

Funeral details in Fayetteville, North Carolina are as follows:
Wake – Fri, Apr. 29, Rogers & Breece Funeral Home, 6-8 pm.
Funeral – Sat. Apr. 30, 11 am, Sts. Constantine & Helen Greek Orthodox Church 

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The Chris Hondros Fund 

In lieu of flowers, the loved ones of Chris Hondros kindly request donations be made to The Chris Hondros Fund. This fund will provide scholarships for aspiring photojournalists and raise awareness of issues surrounding conflict photography. 

 The Chris Hondros Fund 

c/o Christina Piaia, Getty Images 

75 Varick St., 5th Floor 

New York, NY 10013 



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  • Suzanne

    My sympathies to both his working family and his immediate family..such a tragedy..

  • chiara benelli

    Mi unisco al dolore per la perdita di Chris alla sua famiglia e ai suoi amici, Grazie Chris :)