Wayne D. Christen

July 11, 2018


Wayne D. Christen, 73, of Assonet, MA passed away on July 11, 2018, in his home after an illness. He was the husband of Elaine (Deschenes) Christen. Born in Rockford, IL, a son of the late Henry Christen and the late Margaret (Nolan) Christen, he lived in Assonet for the past 40 years.

Mr. Christen was a Vietnam War era veteran of the US Navy, and later worked as a materials supervisor for Boston Scientific in Mansfield and Milford, MA; and retired from New Bedford Welding Supply.

Besides his wife, he is survived by a son Michael Christen and his wife Dawn of Carver; a daughter, Denise Steber and her husband Paul of W. Kingstown, RI; a sister Donna Mills and her husband Donald of Pecatonica, IL; three grandchildren Chloe Christen, Connor Christen and P.J. Steber and nieces and nephews. He was also brother of the late Richard Christen.

His funeral will be held Monday, July 16, 2018, at 9 AM, from the Hathaway Home for Funerals, 1813 Robeson St., Fall River, with a funeral mass at 10:30, in St. Bernard's Church, 30 S. Main St., Assonet, MA 02702. Burial will follow in Cedar Knoll Cemetery, Taunton. Relatives and friends are invited to attend.

Calling hours Sunday 5-8 PM.

Memorial donations may be made to St. Bernard's Church.

Calling Hours

JUL 15. 5:00 PM - 8:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

Funeral Mass

JUL 16. 10:30 AM (EDT)

Saint Bernard Church
32 South Main Street
Assonet, MA


JUL 16. 9:00 PM (EDT)

Hathaway Home For Funerals
1813 Robeson Street
Fall River, MA, 02720

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