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Obituary - Christine Marie Ambrose, 49, of Narberth

A program manager at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, Christine helped adolescents learn to live with HIV.

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Christine Marie Ambrose, 49 ( born December 24, 1964), of Narberth, a program manager at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia who helped adolescents learn to live with HIV, died Monday, Jan. 6, of metastatic lung cancer at Penn Hospice at Rittenhouse.

Starting in 1997, as an adolescent social worker at Children's, Ms. Ambrose managed the cases of 55 HIV-infected youngsters and their families.

She did individual and family therapy and home visits, and tried to help patients establish a life direction while dealing with the virus. When appropriate, she directed them to participate in research studies.

The above was sourced from Stretch Funeral Home. Read the complete obituary online here: http://stretchfuneralhome.com/obituary?id=1332001 
Karin Fox January 19, 2014 at 07:11 PM
I am so sorry to hear this- she was such a fighter, and such a devoted mother, and I was really hoping that she would beat this.

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