Kris E. Wellar, 54, of rural Port Matilda, passed away on Thursday, November 9, 2017, at his residence. Kris was born in Philipsburg, on September 28, 1963, a son of Albert E. and Carol J. Bennett Wellar of Bellefonte. Kris is survived by his daughters, Samantha C. Wellar of Indiana, Shawna Koster of Pittsburgh and Bethany Livergood of Clearfield, also surviving Kris is his significant other, Karen Lamey of Julian; also surviving is his sister, Karen Shirk Wellar of Florida, and his brothers, Kevin Wellar of Bellefonte and Kurt Wellar of rural Bellefonte. Kris is also survived by his five grandchildren. Kris was the owner of Wellar's Auto Repair in Port Matilda. Kris was a member of Milesburg Presbyterian Church. He was a member of Port Matilda American Legion, he enjoyed NASCAR and local dirt track racing, hunting, fishing, shooting pool and was a great story teller. Kris was preceded in death by his brother, Keith W. Wellar. Family and friends will be received at the Huston Township Community Center, Julian, on Monday, November 13, 2017, from 5 P.M. - 8 P.M. Burial will be at the convenience of the family. Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Dean K. Wetzler Funeral Home, 201 Spring St., Milesburg, PA. Online condolences may be made to www.deankwetzlerfuneral home.com.