Ellen Christine Counts
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“Tom and family,Tim and I are so sorry for your loss. She truly was a joy to be with. I so much enjoyed golfing with her at Ballwin ...and we were...Read More »
1 of 23 | Posted by: Barb and Tim Holland - Ballwin, MO

“Tom, Julie, Bitsy, and Nancy and family, We are sad and dismayed at the loss of Chris. She was always the bright light in the room, forever welcoming...Read More »
2 of 23 | Posted by: Jan and Mick Keenoy - St. Louis, MO

“Tom and Family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. I have great memories of working with Chris and fun outside of work. What a joy! Love and prayers...Read More »
3 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“I've always been grateful that Chris changed her name from Ellen. With her huge,beautiful personality, there wasn't room for two of us. She's been...Read More »
4 of 23 | Posted by: Ellen Foley - New york, NY

“What a lady! I only got to know her for a short time, but the impression she left on me is one I will not forget. Our loss is heaven's gain! Thoughts...Read More »
5 of 23 | Posted by: Nurse Ron

“Tom,Our deepest condolences and heartfelt sympathy at the loss of your wife Chris.Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this time - and always.Bob...Read More »
6 of 23 | Posted by: Bob Finch - PARMA, OH

“Dear Nancy and Family,We are so sorry to hear of the loss of your sister, Chris; please know that our thoughts and prayers are with you and your...Read More »
7 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“As a classmate at Rosati Kain, I remember her smile and laughter, which was quite contagious! My condolences to the entire Counts Family! May God...Read More »
8 of 23 | Posted by: Monique Dorriere-Webb - St Louis, MO

“Sorry to hear about the loss of your wife. You and your family are in my prayers. ”
9 of 23 | Posted by: Jeanette Wells - Boaz, AL

“Julie, I'm so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family. ”
10 of 23 | Posted by: Jennifer Sweet - Wildwood, MO

“I was nine years old when Chris joined our family. I remember thinking "Wow she is as crazy as the rest of us and should fit right in." She did! ...Read More »
11 of 23 | Posted by: Missy Stafford - Warrenton, MO

“Tom, I am most sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
12 of 23 | Posted by: Linda Fish - St Louis, MO

“TomI am so sorry to hear about your loss. you and your family are in my prayers. ”
13 of 23 | Posted by: Lottie Baker - St. Louis, MO

“Tom, I send my deepest sympathy to you and your family at this time of grief for the loss of your wife. Debbie Reimler ”
14 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“.To Tom and his family, I am Ellen Foleys Sister, Jill, I am so sorry. You are in my thoughts and prayer. My memories of Chris will always be in my...Read More »
15 of 23 | Posted by: Jill Williams - Noblesville, IN

“Dear Tom and family:We are so very sorry. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Chris would light up a room with her smile and her wit and humor....Read More »
16 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“Sending warm thoughts and prayers to Tom and the family at this time of sorrow. May the memories you have of Chris heal the wounds of loss. Although...Read More »
17 of 23 | Posted by: Bob & Maria Lagrander - Gilbert, AZ

“My thoughts and prayers are with you in your time of grief. May your memories bring you comfort. ”
18 of 23 | Posted by: Pam Meyer - St Louis, MO

“My sympathy to Tom and the family. Chris is one of my very first BFFs; we shared both grade school and high school years and all the special moments...Read More »
19 of 23 | Posted by: Sandy Wirtz - LAKE SAINT LOUIS, MO

“Tom, Julie, Bob & Family ~We are saddened at Chris's passing. She was a special, wonderful woman! May the love of family and friends comfort and...Read More »
20 of 23 | Posted by: A friend

“God speed Chris, gone but never forgotten ”
21 of 23 | Posted by: Kathleen Falk - VA

“Tom,I am very sorry for your loss. I am having back surgery on Thursday and will not be able to make the service. I will be praying for you and your...Read More »
22 of 23 | Posted by: Paul Good - O'Fallon, MO

“Tom, Julie, Nancy, Bitsy, Bob, Jackson, Natalie and family---We are all so sorry for your loss! You are in our thoughts, hearts and prayers!!Mama C...Read More »
23 of 23 | Posted by: A friend


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Ellen was born on April 24, 1951 and passed away on Wednesday, August 9, 2017.

Ellen was a resident of Chesterfield, Missouri at the time of passing.

Chris graduated from Rosati-Kain High School in 1969.

Services: Memorial Service at the SCHRADER Funeral Home and Crematory, 14960 Manchester Road at Holloway, Ballwin, Friday, August 18th at 10:00 a.m. Interment Calvary Cemetery. Memorial visitation Thursday, August 17th from 4-8 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Stray Rescue of St. Louis or American Cancer Society.

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