September 28, 1969 – January 28, 2023
Of Malden Massachusetts. Entered eternal life on January 28, 2023, surrounded by his loving family. He was 53 years old. Born in Springfield Massachusetts on September 28, 1969, he was the son of Barbara Pahl and the late Dr. Irwin R. Pahl. He was a 1987 graduate of Longmeadow High School where he excelled at Lacrosse and Football. He earned his Bachelor of Arts Degree from Ohio Wesleyan University and then graduated with honors from Massachusetts School of Law as Assistant Editor of the Law Review. Christian’s love of sports, energy and charisma led him to Woolf Associates where he was legal counsel for Sports Marketing and Athlete Representation in the Golf Division. After moving on to EMC Corporation as a legal liaison for event and sponsorship contracts, he worked as an attorney with Monahan & Padellaro in Cambridge, Mass. In 2008 he formed Pahl Law P.C. focusing on Civil and Criminal Litigation and represented indigent clients as a Public Defender for Suffolk County.
He is survived by his beloved mother, Barbara Pahl of Palm Beach Gardens, Florida; two siblings, Russell Pahl and his wife Lynne of Vienna, Virginia and Karen Pahl and her husband Joseph Polito of Slingerlands, NY; six nieces and nephews: Jason Farley, Taylor Farley, Ryan Farley, Caroline Polito, Trip Polito and Christian Polito as well as his devoted Scottish Terrier, Scobie.
A gathering in Christian’s honor will take place on Saturday February 11th, 2023, at 1PM at the Student Prince, 8 Fort Street Springfield, MA. Private services will be held on Martha’s Vineyard, Massachusetts.
Memorial donations may be made to Vineyard Conservation Society, Post Office Box 2189, Vineyard Haven, MA 02568 or online at https://vineyardconservation.org. For more details and to share condolences www.forastiere.com.