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Robert "Bob" A. Wells

February 26, 1945 - February 8, 2017


Athens, Pennsylvania

Date of Death:

February 8, 2017



Birth Date:

February 26, 1945

Birth Place:

Binghamton, New York

Service Information:

Monday, February 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly, New York



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Robert "Bob" A. Wells

Robert A. Wells, 71 of Athens, PA passed away on Wednesday, February 8, 2017 at home after a long illness.

He is predeceased by parents, Frank and Frances Northrup Wells; sisters, Dee Wells and Joan Swift and brother, Sonny Wells.

Bob is survived by his loving wife of 29 years, Denise Cohen Wells; daughter, Tina Hirthler of Binghamton; son, Robert (Theresa) Wells Jr of Nebraska; daughter, Kiesha Wells of CA; brothers, Frank (Linda) Wells of Binghamton, and William Wells of Binghamton; sisters, Toni Courtney of Binghamton, Sandy Oakley of Binghamton; brother-in-law, Scott Cohen of Waverly; sister-in-law, Debbie (Jim) Johnston of Sayre; eight grandchildren; four great grandchildren; best friend and mother-in-law, Dee Cohen; best friends, Kim and Randy Fuller; along with numerous nieces, nephews, and friends from California and Las Vegas.

Bob was a carpenter who loved to build things and work on his crafts.  He enjoyed fishing, camping and gambling.  Bob was quite the people person and was always flirting with the ladies. 

A memorial service will be held on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 1:00 PM at Blauvelt Funeral Home, 625 Broad Street, Waverly with Rev. Phil Jordan officiating.  A time for fellowship and refreshments will be held immediately following at Beeman’s Restaurant, 1356 Elmira Street, Sayre, PA.

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