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Christian P Millet
  • 58 years old
  • Date of birth: Sep 17, 1958
  • Place of birth:
    Sélestat, France
  • Date of passing: Sep 17, 2016
  • Place of passing:
    Montclair, New Jersey, United States
Christian was an exceptional individual; a loving father, caring husband, and a generous and loyal friend.

Christian Millet passed away peacefully in his home on September 17th after a difficult battle with brain cancer. He was born on the same day, September 17 1958, in Sélestat, France.

Christian was a loving father, a caring husband, and a generous and loyal friend. He grew up and completed his studies in Paris, France, before moving to the United States where he led the successful expansion of Logfret Inc., a Worldwide Logistics Company founded by his father in the early 1970s. Beyond his many business accomplishments, he dedicated his life to furthering Franco-American relationships through his involvement with the French Army Reserve and civil organizations such as “The French Will Never Forget”. For his many distinguished accomplishments, Christian received numerous military and civil awards. He was awarded the medal of l’Ordre du Mérite National and decorated Chevalier of the French Legion Of Honor.

Christian Millet is survived by his parents, Anne-Marie and Jean-Francois Millet; his wife, Andrea; brother, Marc; sons Sebastien and Alexandre; daughter-in-law, Guada; grandchildren Noah and Zoë.

The family would like to thank Dr. Goldlust and his staff at the John Theurer Center of Hackensack, New Jersey, as well as Samuel Nimako from Atlantic Home Care for their efforts and dedication.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to support cancer research through Memorial Sloan Kettering here: http://mskcc.convio.net/site/TR/FredsTeamEvents/FredsTeam?px=3543673&pg=personal&fr_id=2721. His son Alexandre will be running the NY Marathon on Sunday November 6th to support the cause.

Christian was a one of a kind individual and truly loved by all.

Memorial Tributes
This tribute was added by Catherine COURRIER on 28th September 2016

"Acceptez mes sincères condoléances. Bien que je n'ai pas été une proche amie de Christian que j'ai rencontré il y a 3 ans au sein des CCEF, je garderai en mémoire son large sourire et sa gentillesse. Un soir que nous dinions avec les Picot à Southamton, Christian m'a posé des questions sur moi. Je lui ai raconté ma vie en Afrique, et je lui ai parlé d'un tout petit bled au nord du pays, Zouerate, que personne ne connait et où j'ai passé 3 ans. Le lendemain, Christian m'envoyait des phiotos de Zouerate où il était passé! J'en garde un souvenir ému.          RIP Christian Millet"

This tribute was added by Paul BENSABAT on 25th September 2016

"Mon cher Christian,
Voila deja plusieurs jours que tu nous as quitte et ma douleur ne va pas en diminuant. Tu as toujours ete et sera toujours trop cher a mon coeur pour que ton depart puisse un jour etre moins douloureux pour moi, pour nous tous. Nous avons construit tellement de choses ensemble, avec toi, Jean Pierre et Patrick, des projets fous que seuls notre amitie si forte pouvait arriver a rendre realite. Ton volontarisme permanent, ta generosite, tes capacites d'homme d'affaire chevronne, ton sens de l'organisation, ton amitie precieuse, ton affection, ton sourire et ta bonne humeur systematique, vont nous manquer a tous. Mais je sais que tu seras toujours aupres de nous tous et surtout aupres de ta merveilleuse famille sur qui tu veilleras comme tu l'as toujours fait. Mes pensees vont vers eux aussi, eux qui peuvent etre si fiers du fils, du pere et du mari que tu etais.
Tu me manques mon Christian et tu me manqueras a jamais. Je sais que tu reposes en paix a present, seule petite consolation que tu nous aies quitte si vite, trop vite. Ton ami pour la vie. Paul"

This tribute was added by Patricia Baliozian Bouzanquet on 23rd September 2016

"Mille pensées pour toi Anne-Marie, et Jean-François, et Marc et toute la famille de Christian. Que de bons souvenirs de notre adolescence, quand Christian nous disait à L'Alpe d'Huez "lao sur la montagne"en regardant les cimes.... nos descentes à ski effrénées, nos séances de patins à glace, et pour finir la mousse au chocolat ou la coupe Ermenonville à 'hôtel avec le serveur dont nous nous moquions bien... Tu nous manques Christian, tu étais vraiment mon pote d'enfance avec lequel on rigolait bien. Je ne t'oublierai jamais."

This tribute was added by Kevin Baliozian on 22nd September 2016

"Andrea, Marc, Anne-Marie, Jean-François, et Sébastien et Alexandre que je ne connais hélas pas…

Les membres de la famille Baliozian se joignent à moi pour exprimer toute notre émotion et tristesse à la nouvelle de la maladie et du décès de Christian. Les Millets et Baliozian nous sommes rencontrés à l’hôtel Les Grandes Rousses de l’Alpe d’Huez lorsque Christian, Marc et moi étions en culotte-courtes, et mes sœurs Karen et Patricia en jupes ? Les amitiés se sont nouées entre nos parents, et tout particulièrement entre Marc et moi, bien que nous nous rencontrions que plus rarement depuis mon départ à Chicago.

Christian : je te pardonne de m’avoir lancé un coup de point à la figure ☺. Marc et moi étions probablement insupportables (à tes yeux). 40 années plus tard, le monde s’est assombri avec ton départ prématuré."

This tribute was added by Jean-Claude Goldenstein on 21st September 2016

"Wow I miss you already Christian!

Hard to find words... They have been written or thought by your many other friends in the last few very sad days: loving, inspiring, generous, always smiling, amazing, genial…

That’s right: ##thefriendswillneverforget. I will cherish many wonderful memories from when we first met at a ski trip in Aspen I think.... When we helped each other at the Club 600 “rallye” in Chelsea or when we had the opportunity to work together..... Our trip to Cuba with the 3 Cohiba amigos Stan, Serge and Pierre ... Sur la terrasse de La Mangeoire ... The Supertramp concert with Andrea and Margo...My stay at your Montclair home last time I traveled through NY....

Voila mon pote

Hasta luego Christianito



Dear Andrea, Sebastien and Alex,

I am terribly sorry and wish you all find strength and peace in these sad times. I'll be in touch soon.

Hugs & love, JC"

This tribute was added by Marie Donnelly on 21st September 2016

"Christian was such a sweet and gentle person.  Jim and I are so sad for your loss. We will think of him often. Please know that we are always here for you to lean on whenever you need to."

This tribute was added by Larissa Bilenkin on 21st September 2016

"I am deeply pained and words are of no help in expressing the sorrow I feel at this moment. Sincere condolences!"

This tribute was added by Roger Dolden on 21st September 2016

"Christian was a dear, dear friend who will be very greatly missed. Kind, generous and totally engaged, he brought genuine fun, joy and enlightenment to every time we met. Our world is a better place thanks to Christian. His remarkable spirit and love are now in another place, where that sparkle shines ever brightly.
Our sincere condolences to Andrea, Sebastien, Alexandre and the whole Millet family.
Roger Dolden and Joanne Belcastro"

This tribute was added by ali stein on 20th September 2016

"Dear Andy and the Millet Family,

I am so sorry for your loss and our loss too.  Christian will be missed by many as he was a great man.  I don't have the words to express my sorrow.  xoxox ali"

This tribute was added by Jean Pierre HEIM on 20th September 2016

"Mon Christian
Tu es avec Paul et Patrick la personne avec qui j'ai partagé les plus intenses moments de ma vie ... Nous avons échangé des milliers de emails... Nous avons bâti un Edifice ensemble ... Une joie difficile à faire partager tellement ces moments ont été intenses et magiques .
Je pense à toi et à Andréa , Jean Francois ,Anne Marie ,tes parents, Alexandre et Sebastien tes enfants et tes petits enfants... Repose toi mon Christian et veuille sur eux . Nous sommes toujours avec toi .
Always Jean Pierre ."

This tribute was added by Olivier Brane on 20th September 2016

"Nous sommes très tristes d'apprendre que Christian n'est plus.Nous l'avons connu,mais pas assez, à French will never forget et sommes heureux d'avoir été à ses cotés à Omaha beach et d'avoir partagé les mêmes valeurs auxquelles il était tellement attaché.Et puis quel homme de coeur et quel professionalisme dans les évènements réalisés.Il nous reste le livre réalisé,les photos et films sur lesquels il figure en bonne place.Nous embrassons de loin sa famille et pensons bien à elle.
C'est trop injuste.
Olvier et Christine Brane
Paris"

This tribute was added by Sandrine Bernard on 20th September 2016

"i was lucky and honored to know Christian, such a beautiful and noble spirit.
I am praying for him,  for you Andrea, Sebastien, Alexandre and Christian's parents.
I am in France but will be with you in my thoughts and prayers tomorrow.
all my love and friendships."

This tribute was added by Susan Marme on 20th September 2016

"I was terribly sorry to hear of Christian's illness and death.
I am glad I had the opportunity to work for him and get to know him throughout the 1990s,  It was a privilege.
My heartfelt sympathies to Andrea, Mr. and Mrs. Millet, Sebastian and Alexandre and families."

This tribute was added by Alain Demoustier on 20th September 2016

"I met Chrisitian in the 90s, And We worker together. He was always reliable, caring, listening to people. Always shilling as well. I ma sorry to bear a our the loss.

Too bad I dis not have a chance lately to see him again, now that I ma established in NJ"

This tribute was added by Ginger Case on 20th September 2016

"My dear friend Andrea, Sebastien and Alex,

I am so sorry Christian's health was taken. The news was heart breaking.  My thoughts and love are with all of you.

Christian was a great friend.  He is such a sincere gentleman with a big handsome smile. You are both such dear friends adding a richness of love into my life that I feel so blessed.  I have so many happy memories, of hikes and talks and parties, the wonderful enjoyment of friends. All of our adventures bring a smile to my face, many causing a burst of laughter.   I can never forget Christian's smile, generosity, great sense of humor or his willingness to talk with a friend.  May he rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Joe SAggese on 20th September 2016

"My sincerest condolences to the Millet Family, Christian was very supportive of me when I needed it the most. I can never forget his kindess, god bless him and may he rest in peace"

This tribute was added by Ariane Daguin on 20th September 2016

"Cher Christian ,
Tu nous manques terriblement !

Chers Alexandre et Sebastien ,
Votre pere etait (c'est dur de parler au passe ) un homme droit ,honnete ,genereux et le meilleur des amis. Sachez qu'il veille sur vous et accompagnera tous vos instants.

Chers Andrea ,Anne-Marie et Jean-Francois ,
Je vous embrasse et suis de tout coeur avec vous."

This tribute was added by Kirsten Neilson on 20th September 2016

"I have yet to meet a more kind and gentle man. Christian was an amazing support both personally and professionally.  I will be forever grateful to have known him.   He will never be forgotten.  

With love and sincere condolences to his family,
Kirsten Neilson - Melbourne, Australia."

This tribute was added by sandrine kukurudz on 20th September 2016

"Mon cher Christian
On dit souvent que les monstres durent et les meilleurs partent...Tu étais ce qu'il y a de meilleur dans la nature humaine. Ta gentilesse, ta patience, ta sincerité, ce don de rassembler chacun, cette volonté d'être toujours là et pour tout le monde....Comment ne pas être en colère aujourd'hui contre cette injustice ! Nous te pleurons mon cher Christian parce que tu étais de ces hommes que l'on aimait ! Et ce sentiment était unanime ! Touts ceux qui t'ont connu te pleurent aujourd'hui...La peine est immense. ALors de la haut, continues de veuiller sur ceux que tu aimes et sache que tu restes à jamais dans nos mémoires et dans nos coeurs."

This tribute was added by Oscar Eduardo Townshend Rendon on 20th September 2016

"i´m shock
mon respect pour tous les familia..Cristian était un homme bon et honnête"

This tribute was added by Ann Jones on 20th September 2016

"My thoughts and prayers are with the Millet family.  Christian was more than a Client, I thought of him as a friend and he will be greatly missed, he was extremely funny and had a great smile and always kind.

Rest in peace Christian"

This tribute was added by Francois Damide on 20th September 2016

"Christian, mon cher Christian, je n'arrive pas a y croire... tu me manques deja. Encore merci pour tous tes conseils, ta generosite hors pair, ta sympathie, ta gentilesse, et ton sourire. Life is so unfair, you did not deserve this. I am sending all my love and prayers love to Andrea and the rest of the family."

This tribute was added by Marie Catherine Glaser on 20th September 2016

"I am deeply saddened by the news of your loss.

Christian Millet was very proud of his French heritage and it was always a great pleasure to see him and his wife at our events.

Please convey my heartfelt thoughts to his family.

My most sincere condolences.

Marie-Catherine Glaser
French Institute Alliance Française - Montclair"

This tribute was added by Jesse Halliburton on 20th September 2016

"Christian was always kind to us and we will miss him.  He was the guy that no matter what he was doing or where he was traveling to, he would always respond yes to our parties.  He was all smiles and I am happy to have known him.  My family will have his friends and loved ones in our thoughts during this tough time and Christian will live on in my thoughts forever."

This tribute was added by Somkiert Luengthaviboon on 20th September 2016

"To Marc and Millet’s family members,

The employees at Thailand office join me in extending our sympathy at the passing of Christian Millet.

We are deeply saddened by the loss that you and your family encountered. We have always appreciated Christian’s inspiring leadership and contribution. Not only was he a trusted business partner, but also an exceptional refined gentlemen and treated everyone with upmost respect. We are honored and blessed to have known and worked with him.

Rest in Peace, Christian...you were truly a great man and you will always be remembered !

Please convey my heartfelt condolences to his wife and children. May god give the family members strength to bear such a terrible loss.

Sincere condolences,"

This tribute was added by Marie Joly on 20th September 2016

"Cher Christian,
Aujourd'hui encore, je me souviens des histoires merveilleuses que tu inventais pour moi quand j'étais petite : tu faisais voler les lits dans le ciel et apparaître par magie des roses dorées sous mon oreiller.
Merci pour ces souvenirs fabuleux,
Merci pour ta gentillesse,
Merci pour ton éternelle bonne humeur,
Merci pour ta disponibilité,
Et, surtout, merci d'avoir été un père formidable et d'avoir permis à Sébastien et à Alexandre d'être ce qu'ils sont aujourd'hui,
Tu vas beaucoup nous manquer.
Marie & Charles-Antoine"

This tribute was added by vanessa Mengoli-Nugent on 19th September 2016

"May your soul rest in peace and your spirit shines down on your love ones.
You will stay in our heart."

This tribute was added by Lisa Stoeffel on 19th September 2016

"Jim and I send lots of love and hugs to Andrea and to the Millet family. We will hold on to memories of good times spent together with Andrea and Christian, remembering in particular the fun we shared at the Stone Temple Pilots concert at the Wellmont Theater! I believe that you will see signs of Christian every day and he will live on forever in the stories you share and in your treasured memories."

This tribute was added by Mathieu et Helene Petitjean on 19th September 2016

"Dear Andrea, Sebastien, Alexandre and Millet Family,
We are deeply saddened by the loss of Christian, who has been a wonderful friend since we settled in New Jersey, some 15 years ago. We know he will be missed by many.

Helene and I remain strong at your side.
With all our love and affection."

This tribute was added by Laetitia Longuefosse on 19th September 2016

"Beyond sad.  
Andrea and the Millet family : I have no words… I hope you can find the strength to cope with this unfair loss.
Christian : I will NEVER FORGET your beautiful light, your generosity, your friendly smile... and our Goldman recitals that were annoying everybody, but us!
Rest in Peace, Laetitia"

This tribute was added by Jeanine Melvin on 19th September 2016

"Rest in Peace Christian.  May God's love embrace and sustain you.  I will never forget you!  I will forever miss your smile and laughter. To the Millet family, I pray that you all find peace and comfort in this tragic time.  God bless you."

This tribute was added by Elie Cohen on 19th September 2016

"Je lis à l'instant avec tristesse la nouvelle de la disparition de Christian.
J'adresse mes sincères condoléances à sa famille.
Puisse t'il reposer en paix, nos prières vous accompagnent."

This tribute was added by Patricia Cassano on 19th September 2016

"My thoughts & prayers are with all of the Millet Family.  Christian is truly going to be missed along with his great smile.  May he rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Antoine BLECH on 19th September 2016

"Mes sincères condoléances à ta famille mon cher Christian... Tu as ete une belle lumière lors de ton passage trop court sur notre terre. Je penserai à toi toujours. Ton pote du club 600, ami d'enfance de ta cousine Annik de st Die , Antoine"

This tribute was added by Antoine BLECH on 19th September 2016

"Mes sincères condoléances à ta famille mon cher Christian... Tu as ete une belle lumière lors de ton passé trop court sur notre terre. Je penserai à toi toujours. Ton pote du club 600, ami d'enfance de ta cousine Annik de st Die , Antoine"

This tribute was added by emmanuel cargill on 19th September 2016

"All our love and friendship to Andrea, Sebastien, Alexandre, and their family.  

Christian was an amazing person and i "will never forget" his smile and good humor.   We are missing him already and we know he has been welcomed in his new home.   Rest in peace, mon ami."

This tribute was added by SERGE MASSAT on 19th September 2016

"Hola compadre! Ta bonne huneur continue et ton sens du savoir vivre me manquent deja, Mais je sais que tu n'es pas tres loin et que tu nous regarde de la-haut.  En souvenir des qqs virees au ski ou ailleurs, I "will never forget " you.  Andrea, Jean Francois et toute la famille, toutes mes condoleances.  Christian etait un mec genial et le restera pour toujours dans ma memoire!"

This tribute was added by Ambre Nerinck-Seltzer on 19th September 2016

"Cette annee nous reprend les meilleurs. J'espere que tu t'amuses bien avec Bowie et Prince. En voila un groupe de reve!  Pendant ce temps, tes amis si nombreux prendront soin de ta famille et les uns des autres. Tu nous manqueras toujours."

This tribute was added by frances donneruno on 19th September 2016

"i  didnt know Christian  that  well  i  work across  the  hall from Logfret  offices   and   he   always   would   just  pop  his  head  in  to  make  sure  i  was  ok  ..because  many  time   we  both  worked late.+
i   have  lit a  candle   for  him  and  will  include him in my  prayers.  i  gentlemen he   was..."

This tribute was added by Jean BAILLAUD on 19th September 2016

"A l'attention de la famille Millet /
Acceptez mes très sincères condoléances et soyez assurez que nous partageons votre peine. Christian était de ceux qui m'on accueilli en 2004 a mon arrivée a New York et je ne l’oublierai jamais.
Nos prières vous accompagnent."

This tribute was added by Andy Humphries on 19th September 2016

"I was shocked to hear the news of the tragic passing of Christian.  Such a sad loss.  My sincere condolences to all of his family as I am sure you are all devastated.  He was passionate, generous and an absolute gentleman.  I am sure you will have many wonderful memories which will help you remember him fondly.  I will miss him,
may he rest in peace."

This tribute was added by Michaela Preiss on 19th September 2016

"There are no words to express this extreme sadness and I am above all wishing the Millet family all the strength and courage necessary to cope with this terrible loss. My prayers go out to this wonderful family.

Christian will never be forgotten! His smile, his witty sense of humour, his clear pin pointing and graciousness in saying exactly what needed to be said in just a few words, his inspiration and energy and yes, his capacity to understand everyone and so much more.

It just seems incredible that earlier in the year, while he was possibly already feeling some weakness, he took the time to coach me over the Atlantic so that we were able to get tremendous financial help from ARKAS Hellas Greece for a container of relief supplies we shipped from Portugal to Lesvos.

I feel very honoured to have had the chance to meet Christian and his family. Alex, I will be thinking of you when you run the NY Marathon on November 6th. Thank you Sebastien for setting this up. Your dad was so very special to so many and will be sorely missed.

Sincerely,

very sad Michaela"

This tribute was added by patrick melchior on 19th September 2016

"Cher Christian, tu as été mon premier pote à mon arrivée à NY en 1984, et tu es resté un ami depuis, même si j'ai quitté NY en 1990. Aujourd'hui, à quelques jours de mes 58 ans, je suis immensément triste. J'embrasse tendrement toute la famille. Patrick"

This tribute was added by Jean-Paul Imbert on 19th September 2016

"All our emotional thoughts to the family, Andrea, Sebastien and Alexandre, and to Anne-Marie and Jean-François. Christian was a  friend we will miss for ever. Jean-Paul and Dany Imbert"

This tribute was added by Alan Antonucci on 19th September 2016

"Christian will be missed, Our Prayers and Blessings for him and The Millet Family.  Always a  trusted  business partner . He made me very proud one day visiting my office and seeing my father's award on my wall from the French Government  for his service in WW 11. We was at the ceremony when my father was presented "Chevalier of the Legion of Honor by President Sarkozy.  Rest in Peace my Friend"

This tribute was added by Michael Ciaccio on 19th September 2016

"Christian  was both a friend and  a boss, but he never  forgot the ability to understand  and relate to the individuals feelings , always took that into consideration, he will surely be missed not only as a boss but
More as a  friend. God,  please welcome Christian into your home"

This tribute was added by Bob O'Neill on 19th September 2016

"To Marc and all of Christian's family and friends.

I was so sad to hear this news on Saturday. I have many fond memories of Christian who was a great man and business colleague.
I send you all my condolences. Rest in peace Christian."

This tribute was added by Jason Graves on 18th September 2016

"Dear Mr Millet,
You have been in my life for the past 20years not just as my best friend's dad but as a mentor who has invested so much into my life I will miss ringing the door bell to your home and being greeted with a huge smile and fatherly hug. I love you from the bottom of my heart and I was blessed to have a cheerful last enjoyable memory of watching the France vs Portgual Game with you Alex and my Wife. I will see you in the next life!"

This tribute was added by Belgin Guckiran on 18th September 2016

"Dear Millet Family

Unfortunately I heard the sad news this morning.   Christian was so much more to me than  just a boss

He was a friend.   It is extremely sad to say goodbye to him under these circumstances.

He is in a better place and will be our our guardian angel
He will be in my prayers for the remainder of my life


Rest in peace Christian...

Pls let me know if there is anything I can do to help during this very difficult time

My entire family sends their condolences"

This tribute was added by Danielle Nelli on 18th September 2016

"Rest in Peace Christian Millet. May god comfort and watch over your family always"

This tribute was added by Joseph Roustang on 18th September 2016

"Sébastien and Alexandre,
Françoise and me Uncle Jo are with you during this period.
We will never forget your Dad and his big smile...!
Thanks Christian for giving us two adorable nephews which are part of our french family.
May Christian now rest in peace, we will pray for you. Uncle Jo"


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