ASHLAND - Christopher A. Willette, 38, died unexpectedly at his home, Dec. 14, 2013. He was born March 22, 1975, in Presque Isle, a son of Norman Willette and Dorothy Poitraw, and graduated from Ashland Community High School.
Chris worked several years with Ashland area mills. He enjoyed collecting baseball cards, comic books and other sports memorabilia; he had amassed a nice collection. Overall, he was an avid sports fan, enjoying watching games late into the evenings.
Chris is survived by his father, Norman E. Willette of Ashland; two sisters, Lisa Kopteros of Ashland and Michelle Kopteros of Chicago, IL; a brother, Peter Kopteros and his wife, Martha of Orrington; two nephews, Demetrei and Dominick Kopteros; his best friend, Josh Fisher of Ashland; and many aunts, uncles, cousins and special friends. Chris is predeceased by his mother, Dorothy Poitraw
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, May 9, 2014 at St. Mark's Catholic Church, Ashland. Burial will follow in the parish cemetery. To share condolences online, please visit www.LajoieFuneralHome.com.