Christopher William Cawsey, 25, of Greenwich, died of natural causes on June 6, 2020. He was born to William Cawsey and Margaret (Olszewska) Cawsey, on March 15, 1995 in Brooklyn, NY, where he spent the first four years of his life before moving to Greenwich.
Chris was a graduate of Greenwich High School and studied at the
University of Tampa where he majored in Cybersecurity and minored in Business Management.
Chris was a loving son, younger brother, and friend. He was a young man of insight, sensitivity, calm and had a witty and sarcastic sense of humor. He was an avid Eagles fan and loved to attend Yankee games, especially with his father when growing up.
He was particular in his preferences for all things, none more so than his highly attuned and specific palate for buffalo wings. Most recently, he had grown to love the outdoors, namely the mountains of Colorado.
Chris was heavily involved and versatile in his athletic participation having played hockey, soccer, basketball, football, swimming, and baseball, in which he particularly excelled.
Chris participated in GYFL with the Glenville Mavericks, Greenwich Basketball Association, Cal Ripken Youth Baseball where his team was champions in 2006, Junior Babe Ruth Baseball where his team was champions in 2009 and Senior Babe Ruth baseball where his team was champions in 2013.
Chris’s coach described him as a model teammate and player who was instrumental in their championships. He was a young man just beginning to come into his own as he explored the possibilities of his expanding interests, growing passions, and newly realized talents.
In 25 years of full life, his character, presence, and love made an indelible mark on the hearts of all who knew and loved him.
Surviving him are his parents, William and Margaret Cawsey, his older sister, Nicole Cawsey, James Barney, and extended family.
There will be a wake on Sunday, June 14 at Castiglione Funeral Home from 4:00pm to 8:00pm. The funeral service will take place on Monday, June 15 at 10:00am at St. Mary’s Church, followed by a procession through town ending at St. Mary’s Cemetery, 399 North Street in Greenwich.