Christopher D. Breese, 51, of Elmira, NY, passed away on Friday, March 16, 2018 at his home. Chris was born on January 21, 1967 in Midwest City, OK, son of Jeanne E. Martin of Wellsburg, NY, and Rodger D. Breese of The Villages, FL. Chris was a fun-loving hell raiser who was an avid NASCAR enthusiast, enjoyed engine repair work, and was a creative artist. He also enjoyed wood working and remodeling homes.
Chris is survived by his fiancé Colleen Austin of Elmira, his mother Jeanne E. Martin, of Wellsburg, his father Rodger D. Breese and companion Mary Litvin of The Villages, sister Susana Breese and husband Jamie Owens,
Step-sister Linda (Dan) Ortiz, aunt and uncle Joyce and Don Weston, and cousins: Donnie & Michelle Weston, Scott and Colleen Weston, Melanie Weston, and David Windhousen, special friends: John Gillette, Debbie Coglan-Fitch, Mickey Couse, Rebecca Coakley Breese, Ann and Milford Doland, Carol Doland. Chris is preceded in death by his stepfather Al Martin, grandparents Ralph and Mary Mattison, Leona Breese, along with aunt and uncle Fran & Dottie Jelliff.
Family and friends may call from 2:00-4:00 pm on Wednesday, March 21, 2018 at the Roberts Funeral Home, Inc. 279 Main Street Wellsburg, NY. The memorial service to honor Chris’s life will be held at the conclusion of the visitation at 4:00 pm at the funeral home on March 21st with Rev. Micky Cavanaugh of the Gillett Baptist Church officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made to Stray Haven Humane Society and SPCA 194 Shepard Road Waverly, NY 14892.