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Christ was born on May 12th, 1924 in Lancaster, PA.

Christ's father is Michael J. Mastros. His Mother is Christina Mastros.

Chris was drafted into the US Army on March 18, 1943. He completed basic training at Camp Picket, VA and served in the European Theater in WWII. He was a staff sergeant, was in the infantry and was an Artillery Chief Of Gunnery.

Chris was a bus boy at the Hotel Brunswick, and later ran a press at Armstrong Cork Co. He began working at Mastros & Sons Cafe for his father. He left in 1956 to open Chris' Cozy Corner on W. King & Dorwart Streets in Lancaster. In 1976, he moved the sandwich shop to Manheim and developed several delivery routes. He later worked as a self-employed auto salesman.

Chris' interests included collecting coins, golf and spectator sports. He was a history buff and enjoyed watching TV, especially news and current events.

Someone in the family said Chris sold soft pretzels and Easter candy as a child. Chris' mother died when he was eighteen months old and he was partially raised by other families. He lived for a while after his mother died with the Gatanis family on Water Street. Mrs. Toula Gatanis was Chris' mother's sister. According to his sister Sophie, while he was in Germany during WWII, two columns of trucks passed each other going in opposite directions. Chris and his brother Jim saw each other and were given time to visit.

He married Nancy J. Koelbl on September 1st, 1946. They had 3 children, Nancy, Cecelia, and Susan.

Chris died on January 7th, 1993 at the age of 68. He was Cremated.

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