Wells, Christopher

January 29, 1968 ~ December 16, 2023

WELLS, Christopher Joseph – With profound sadness the family announce the passing of Chris at age 55 on Saturday, December 16, 2023 at Bluewater Health, Sarnia. Beloved husband of Kelly Wells (nee Zenick). Loving father of Kitty (Joel) McCormick, Matthew Wells, Erin (Adam) Demaat. Devoted grandpa to Christian, Jesse, Veronica, Sophie, Shea, Emmi, Hannah, Cole, Maxx and Summer.  He leaves behind several nieces and nephews who will never forget their fun-loving uncle. Chris was predeceased by his parents Alan and Nancy Wells, his brother Alan and sister Kitty Ann. He was big brother to Mike, Sam, Barney and Robbie Wells. Remembered with love by his in-laws Nancy Zenick, Peter Zenick, Rachel and Tjay Waite. Predeceased by his father-in-law Russ Zenick, brother-in-law Bill Zenick and beloved nephew Brad Waite. Chris suffered his first heart attack at the age of 29 and has spent several years battling heart disease. Chris’ happy place was sitting on a riverbank holding a fishing rod.

Family and friends will be received at STEADMAN BROTHERS FUNERAL CHAPELS on Friday, December 22, 2023 from 1:00 until the time of the funeral service at 2:00pm.

Sympathy may be expressed through donations to Heaven’s Wildlife Rescue (www.heavenswildliferescue.org).

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  1. Chris was always there for me. I have so many great memories and laughs with him. You will never be forgotten. I’m so sorry for your loss Kelly, Kitty, Matt and Erin. Just know he was very proud of you all.

  2. Kelly, I am truly heartbroken for you. If you need a shoulder I am here for you anytime. Take care of yourself and cherish all your memories.

  3. I know your at rest now big brother. But it so hard to believe your not around. I miss u each second your gone. Just so u know you’ve always been my hero. More then a brother that ive looked up too. Cant wait to see again. Love u

  4. Hi papa, it’s Summer I can’t believe you won’t be around anymore. I remember every dinner or even when we just pop to say hi you were always joking around with me. It’s hard to say goodbye and I’m not ready to say goodbye yet. I’m gonna miss not having you here were we can see but I know you will always be in our hearts. I love you papa

  5. Hi Papa, it’s Verna I miss you. I will never forget all the times you made me laugh. I will always remember the good memories.

  6. So, so sorry for your loss Kelly and family. Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you at this difficulttime. May the wonderful memories help to heal your heart ❤️

  7. Condolence to Kelly on the loss of her husband. Our prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  8. Dear Kelly
    I am so sorry to hear of your husbands passing. Sending condolences to you and your family, my thoughts and prayers will be for you at this very difficult time.

  9. So very sorry for your loss Kelly. Thinking of you and your family during this difficult time. May the good memories you shared comfort you in the days ahead and always xoxo

  10. Kelly & Family,

    Thinking of you during this difficult time. Chris was a great guy and I remember him fondly. Sending love and hugs your way.

    Marianne Irwin

  11. Dear Kelly. Tracy and I are so sad to here of your loss. Our condolences,thinking of you. Chris and Tracy

  12. We were very saddened to hear of Chris’s passing. I will personally miss Chris’s stories of the adventures he’d had hunting and fishing. He shared his love of country music with me. Sending me a song or two every week.
    You will be missed Chris. 😢

  13. To Kelly and Family,
    You and I have talked about Christmas and how much you love having all your kids and grandkids altogether around you this time of year. This year, I guess, will be bittersweet, as you all gather together. My hope for you is that the loving and funny memories you will talk about will only bring Chris closer to your heart and ease some of the grief you are all sharing. My sincere condolences Kelly. 🙏🏻❤️

  14. Oh, Kelly, I am so sorry to hear of your husband’s death. Thinking of you and your in the days ahead as you grieve.

  15. Dear Kelly, please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your hubby. Thinking of you at this difficult time and sending you big hugs from Edmonton xo

  16. Kelly and family I am so truly heartbroken to see this. If there is anything I can do please do not hesitate sweetheart.

  17. Dad we all love you so much and miss you already our hearts are broken but we all know you were fighting your hardest for us you can now rest easy and no more pain we love you until we meet again Dad xoxoxoxoxo

  18. Kelly,
    Chris and I send our deepest sympathies on the loss of your husband. Thinking of you at this very sad time!

    Chris and Helen Bagley

  19. Kelly I am so very sorry to hear of the passing of her husband (Chris). My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family. 💔💔💔

  20. Kelly,
    I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your husband. My thoughts and prayers go out to you and your family.
    Valerie Young (client of Rochelle’s) ❌⭕️

  21. Erin and families; so sorry to hear about the loss of your Father …… may you cherish the memories he made with all of you and take comfort in them during this time. Rest In Peace

  22. Rest peacfully Chris the kids will miss there papa dearly.
    I will also remember all the great times we spent as a family. Always the best of times in your company 🖤

    Thinking of your family through these hard times….xoxo

  23. My long term best friend I can’t express how much I love you as my best buddy. We have spent so much time in our earlier years together and I truly miss that. Rest easy bud save me a spot on that riverbank.

  24. This man is my hero. He fought hard to be with us all as long as he could. You are loved by so many daddio. I’m going to miss those good night messages and the sound of your voice. Spread your wings and be free of pain. Love you so much. Hang in there Mom, Kitty and Matt he loved you all very much!