DECHELLIS, Robert (Deech)– It is with sadden hearts that the family of Robert DeChellis announce his passing on Sunday, January 31, 2010 in his 50th year. Beloved son of Maria DeChellis and the late Albert DeChellis (1998). Cherished father of Nadia and Mark. Dear brother of Roseanne Cieri (Dave), Anna Moores (Jack), Sandra Arsenault (Tom) and Rita DeChellis. Loving uncle of Jesse, Karly, Lindsay and Jacob. He will be lovingly remembered by his special friend Rita and many aunts, uncles and cousins. The family will receive their family and friends at J.J. Patterson & Sons Funeral Residence 19 Young Street, Welland on Tuesday from 2-4 and 7-9 p.m. where a Vigil will be held at 3 p.m. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Augustine of Canterbury Roman Catholic Church on Wednesday morning at 11 o’clock. Rite of Committal will follow at Pleasantview Mausoleum. If desired, memorial donations may be made to the Welland Hospital Foundation or St. Augustine Church. On line memories and condolences at www.jjpatterson.ca As a memorial tribute, a tree will be planted in Memory Woods. A tree grows – memories live.