George L. Wells

May 11, 2002

Wells – in Woburn, Saturday, May 11th, George L. beloved husband of the late Mary C. (Farrell) Wells. Devoted father of David G. and Donna Metrano both of NH and the late George Wells and Diane Barry. Dear brother of Edward of Woburn and the late Joseph, John, Helen Harkins, Margaret Brogna and Mary Castine. Loving grandfather to nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren. Also survived by many nieces and nephews. Funeral from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, May 15th at 9:15 a.m. Funeral Mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Calling hours Tuesday 4 to 8 p.m. Interment in Woodbrook Cemetery.

OBITUARY:

George L. Wells, a lifelong resident of Woburn, passed away quietly on Saturday morning, May 11th at the Melrose-Wakefield Hospital. The beloved husband of the late Mary C. (Farrell) Wells, he was eighty-one years of age.

Born in Woburn, he was the son of the late Martin and Bertha (Swymer) Wells. He was raised in the Central Square section of the city, later moved to the South End, and attended the Woburn Public Schools. After his education, George enlisted in the Army, serving during WW II. After the service he was employed by the City of Woburn, Department of Public Works. He later worked for the Chute Oil Company of Woburn until his retirement. George was a devoted family man and served as a great source of strength and courage for them throughout his life. In later years, he cherished spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren.

One of his favorite places in the city was Horn Pond where he enjoyed taking leisurely walks. He enjoyed crossword puzzles and was a member of AA.

Preceding George in his death were his wife Mary, his children, George Wells and Diane Barry, his brothers, Joseph and John and his sisters, Helen Harkins, Margaret Brogna, Dorothy Cashell and Mary Castine.

Surviving is his son David G. Wells of New Hampshire, his daughter, Donna Metrano of New Hampshire, his brother Edward of Woburn, nine grandchildren and nine great grandchildren.

The funeral will be held from the Lynch-Cantillon Funeral Home, 263 Main Street, Woburn, on Wednesday, May 15th at 9:15 a.m., followed by a funeral mass in St. Charles Church, 280 Main Street, Woburn at 10. Calling hours are Tuesday from 4 to 8 p.m. Interment will be in Woodbrook Cemetery.

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