74, Sydney

It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of our beloved brother, father and grandfather, Earl Robert Wells, who died at home on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, surrounded by his loving family.

Born in Sydney, N.S., on December 28, 1938, Earl was the son of the late John and Sidella (Warren) Wells.

Earl loved the outdoors especially, fishing and hunting. His pride and joy was spending time with his grandchildren. Earl will be remembered by his family and friends for being very loving and caring.

Earl is survived by his two daughters, Cecilia Gosse and Ann Marie Wells, both of Sydney; three sons, John (April) Wells, Earl Jr. (Jennifer) Wells, Sydney, and Robb Wells; loving companion, Shirley Romard; three grandsons, Darren, Lorway and Ryan Gosse; two granddaughter, Abigail and Kira; one great-granddaughter and many nieces and nephews. He is also survived by his sisters, Bernice (Ray) Lumsden, Westmount, and Sheila King and a brother, Randolph (Joyce) Wells, Sydney.

Besides his parents, Earl was predeceased by his sisters, Beulah Patterson, Thelma Higgins, Sally Hollahan and three brothers in infancy.

There will be no visitation or services as per Earl’s request. A private family burial will take place at a later date.

Donations in memory of Earl may be made to charity of one’s choice.

Funeral arrangements are entrusted to the care and direction of Pier Community Funeral Home.

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                        Online Condolences

So sorry to hear of Earl’s death. Our condolences to you and your family.
From:  Linda and Walt Janes

Shirley and family, so sory to hear of Earl’s passing. He was a good neighbour. Know that you are in my prayers at this sad time.
From:  Kerry Kehoe-Langlois

To the Family;
Sorry to learn of your loss. May God lighten your heavy hearts at this time.
From:  Sadie Holloway 

So sorry for your loss. Sending my thoughts and prayers your way.
From:  Shawna Casagrande
So sorry for your loss. Earl was a great man and someone my Dad while he was alive considered a good friend. Thoughts and prayers are with you.
From:  Shirley Tracz and Family 

So sorry to hear of Earl’s passing, he was a good friend.
From:  Paul, Alice Poirier and Family

Shirley and Family: Sorry to hear about Earl passing away…our thoughts and prayers are with you all….Looking forward to see you when I get home late august…prayers, love and friendship…..
From:  Linda & Duncan McNeil

Shirley & family, Butch and I were saddened to hear of Earl’s passing, may you find comfort in your memories.  You are in our thoughts and prayers.
From:  Butch & Melissa Hawco

To The Wells Family; Very sorry to here of the passing of Earl. He was such a kind man to all that knew him. He will be sadly missed.
From:  Rita Parks, Michael Parks and family