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Joan (Kelly) Wells

June 7, 1939 ~ September 9, 2021 (age 82)

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Wells, Joan (Kelly)

Of the Heather, Weeki Wachee

Resident of Florida since 1980

Born June 7, 1939 in Racine, WI

Catholic and member of St. Frances Cabrini Catholic Church

Survivors: Son-Glen O’Brien, Racine, WI (former wife Patty O’Brien),

Daughter- Susan O’Brien, Spring Hill, FL (deceased companion Tim Deal)

Step Son- William H. Wells (Stella), Spring Hill, FL

Step Daughters- Carla Krakauer (Thomas), Bolinas, CA

                             Lisa Cronin (Kevin), Westlake Village, CA

                             Patricia Pittman (Bruce), Hernando Beach, FL

                                Anna Hritsko (Steve), Spring Hill, FL

3 Grandchildren, 15 Step-Grandchildren loved as her own, 3 Great Grandchildren

Sister-                   Helen Stray, Cudahy, WI

Sisters-in-Law-  Helen Gill, Racine, WI (deceased)

                                Barbara Gill, Titusville, FL

                                Evelyn Matissek, Port Richey, FL (deceased)

                                Marian Fusaro, Spring Hill, FL (deceased)

                                Janet Raffini, Racine, WI (deceased)

Brother-in Law Ben Wells (deceased)

                                Jerry Wells (Judi), New Port Richey, FL

Daughter-In-Law Linda O’Brien

Numerous nieces, nephews, dear neighbors and friends

Pre-deceased by: husband William M. Well (1/07) with whom she worked

Side-by-side in the Guidos restaurant business for many years.

Pre-deceased by: son Perry O'Brien

Parents: Julius and Veronica Gill

Brother: John Gill, Eddie Gill, Tom Gill, Leonard Gill

Step- Daughter: Pamela Wells

Joan was very proud of and close to, not only her biological children, but her step-

children as well. She was a Grandmother to equally and loved each and every one.

Devoted to family and extended family and thankful for the close and loving family she

married into when she married Bill in 1980.


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Gathering of Family and Friends
September 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Downing Funeral Home
7254 Highpoint Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613

Funeral Service
September 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Downing Funeral Home
7254 Highpoint Blvd
Brooksville, FL 34613

Interment following funeral service
September 23, 2021

Florida National Cemetery
6502 SW 102nd Avenue
Bushnell, Florida 33513

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