Christopher Stevens, 55, of Toms River, New Jersey, passed away Saturday, February 23, 2019. Born in Toms River, Chris was raised in Bayville and resided in Brick before moving to Toms River.
Chris was a Produce Clerk for Grand Union until it was bought out by Stop and Shop, where he has worked for the past 19 years. He was an avid sports fan and a huge sports memorabilia collector.
He is survived by his loving wife, of 22 years, Marie Kulberda Stevens. He is also survived by his parents, Arthur and Virginia Stevens and his 2 sisters Cindy (Ray) Risden and Betsy (Allen) Verge. Chris was also the loving Uncle to his Nieces and Nephews and Great Nieces and Nephews . He will be missed by his pets Jasmine, Oreo and Squeakers .
The visitation will be Monday, March 4, 2019, from 4-8 PM with a service at 7:15 PM at Horizon Funeral and Cremation Service, 1329 Route 37 West, Toms River, New Jersey
It would be Chris' wish that everyone attending wear casual clothes and particularly Sports Jerseys.
"Chris was a very kind and gentle man who adapted to any surrounding, his smile was never false and his intentions were always positive...from behalf of The Theresa Garagozzo family we love you and will never forget you. My heart breaks for you Marie! ????"
"Chris was one of the kindest people i know. We were great friends that had many good times together. I am going to miss you my man. I'll be thinking of you on my next trip to Cooperstown.
"Love you Brother ? ?? My Children Dominic,Marra, Giovanni Angelica and I are forever great full and forever FAMILY ?"