GEORGE A. WELLS Age 70, our beloved husband, father, and grandfather went to be with the Lord on July 10, 2014. He was preceded in death by his father, George A. Wells and mother, Ruth Wells. George was born on March 6, 1944 in Fort Bragg, NC. He was raised in Hastings on the Hudson, NY and moved to Santa Fe, NM in 1963 to attend St. Michael's College. During this time he met his loving wife, Evangeline of 48 years. George retired from US West Communications after 35 years of service and was a member of the Pioneers Telecommunications. He enjoyed spending quality time with family at his cabin in Los Brazos and catching lots of fish. George was also an avid sports fan and loved watching a good game. He is survived by his wife, Evangeline; daughters: Katheryn Trujillo (William), Dorothy Wells, Elizabeth Wells-Beede (John); grandchildren: Amanda, (Nano), Thomas, Nicole, Vance and JT; sisters: Barbara DeYoung (David), Christine Masker (Hiller); brother, James Wells; sisters-in-law: Rose Medrano (Tony), Isabel Navarro (Isidro); Dora Montoya; and many other relatives and friends. A Visitation will be held on Monday, July 14, 2014, 6 p.m. followed by a Rosary, 7 p.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church. Mass will be celebrated on Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 9 a.m. at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church with burial to follow at Rosario Cemetery. Serving as pallbearers will be: Thomas Wells, Vance Trujillo, Robert Ulibarri, Sean Wheeler, Anthony Larranaga, Jack Wheeler, Nano Anaya, and Andy Griego. Rivera Family Funerals and Cremations 417 East Rodeo Rd. Santa Fe, NM 87505 Phone: (505) 989-7032 Fax: (505) 820-0435 santafefuneraloption.com
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The Rivera Family of Santa Fe Funeral Options
417 E. Rodeo Road
Santa Fe, NM 87505
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on July 12, 2014