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Christopher Joseph Prosen, 38, of St. Marys died Monday evening, March 16, 2020, at Southeast Georgia Health Systems of Brunswick after an extended illness.

Mr. Prosen was born in Jacksonville, Florida, to Ross John Prosen and Melanie Sue Womer Prosen and had made St. Marys his home since 1994. He was a former sheriff’s deputy with the Camden County Sheriff’s Office, a correctional officer and worked for the Osprey Cove Country Club. He was a member of the Order of the Amaranth, Order of the Eastern Star and member of Woodbine Masonic Lodge No. 326.

He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents, Joe and Gen Prosen.

Mr. Prosen is survived by his daughter, Abby Prosen of St. Marys; a son, Colton Prosen; his parents, Ross and Melanie Sue Prosen of St. Marys; a brother, Josh Prosen (wife Ashley) of St. Marys; a sister, Seanna Prosen-Hein (husband Ryan) of Omaha, Nebraska; maternal grandparents, Cliff and Sue Seeley of Jacksonville, Florida; numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives.

A memorial service will be held at 11:30 a.m. Saturday, March 21, in the Allison Memorial Chapel. The family will be receiving friends beginning at 10 a.m. at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Rainbow Girls, Lodge No. 88, 865 W. Orange St., Jesup, GA 31545 or The Chris Prosen and Abby Fund (for Abby’s future education), Southeastern Bank, 1501 Georgia Highway 40, Kingsland, GA 31548.

Allison Memorial Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.