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Charles J. Wells

April 10, 1952 ~ June 6, 2020 (age 68)


Charles Wells, 68, a resident of West Chester, PA, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, June 6, 2020 with his family by his side. 

Charlie was born on April 10, 1952 to the late Charles and Ann (nee Breen) Wells. He was an incredible brother to his seven brothers & sisters; Mary Citrone (Mike), the late Annie Novelli (Andeo), the late Edward Wells (Theresa), Kathleen Dearie (late Joseph), Gina Ellis, the late Joseph Wells (Betty), & Bernadette Pellegrino (Ronald). He worked as a steamfitter with his brothers of Local Union 420. 

Charlie spent his retired time fishing, caring for his tomato garden, relaxing in Longport with his wife, Maryann, talking sports & laughing with his daughter Allie, walking his granddog Sebastian and playing with his pride & joy grandchildren, Sean & Kelsey.  

Charles is survived by his wife of 42 years, Maryann (Papanier) Wells and his daughter Allie & son-in-law Ryan Colman. He is also survived by two grandchildren; Sean Thomas Colman & Kelsey Jane Colman, along with many nieces & nephews. 

Services and interment will be private.  

Arrangements by DellaVecchia, Reilly, Smith & Boyd Funeral Home, Inc. 610-696-1181 www.DellaFH.com

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A “Celebration of His Life” will be held in September.

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