Obituary: Benjamin F Wells Jr., 88, of Largo, Florida

Benjamin F Wells Jr., 88, of Largo, Florida, entered to rest March 4, 2016 at Mid Pinellas Care Center in Pinellas Park, FL. Devoted husband of Myrtle Y Wells for 65 years.

Mr. Wells was born in Bridgeport, CT October 1, 1927 son of the late Benjamin and Ester Demmon Wells, and late brother Richard Wells.

He was a graduate of Shelton High School and enlisted in the US Navy during WW II. After his discharge he attended Wentworth Institute of Technology in Boston, MA. He worked for Glover and Regan Construction Company in Shelton, CT until moving to Florida, where he opened his own business, “Uncle Ben’s Woodcraft.”

He was the father of daughter Eileen Wells Bialek and husband Gene of Bethlehem, CT, and son Bruce Wells and wife Denise of Oxford, CT. Grandfather to Tracy Hernandez, Sarah Bialek, Timothy, Brian, and Kimberly Wells. Also survived by sister-in-law to Lucille Wells and brother-in-law Gerald Young and several nieces and nephews.

Memorial contributions may be made to Suncoast Hospice Foundation 5771 Roosevelt Blvd Clearwater, FL 33760.

Private graveside services at Riverside Cemetery, Shelton will be at the convenience of the family.

Online condolences may be made at: serenityfuneralhomeLargo.com.

—by the family

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