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Obituary for John Robert Wells

December 2, 2016
Yardley, Pennsylvania


John Robert Wells, 83, of Yardley, PA, died on December 2, 2016 at Holy Redeemer Hospital. Born in Philadelphia, John is a resident of Yardley for over 47 years.

John is a veteran of the US Navy and a member of the Yardley VFW and the American Legion. He has been the owner of Yardley Family Haircutters in Yardley Borough for over 40 years and a member of the Haircutters Guild. John is also a member of St. Ignatius of Antioch Church in Yardley.

John is the son of the late Norman and Eva Appleton Wells and the husband of the late Rita Celli Wells. He is survived by his two sons, David and his wife Lu Anne Wells of Yardley and Robert and his wife Cindy Wells of Alpharetta, GA, the proud grandfather of Jared, David, Andrew, Lauren and Samantha Wells. He was preceded in death by two sisters and a brother, Joan Scherfel, Doris Schreiner and Norman (Sonny) Wells and several nieces and nephews.

Relatives and friends are invited to John's Life Celebration on Friday, December 9, 2016 from 6 to 8:30 PM at the Swartz/Givnish Funeral Home, 323 Washington Ave, Newtown, PA and to his Mass of Christian Burial at St. Ignatius of Antioch Church, Reading Ave., Yardley, PA on Saturday, December 10, at 12:00 Noon. Interment will follow in Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery, Yardley. Memorial contributions in John's name may be made to the American Lung Association.

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Newtown, PA 18940
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