Merritt Island, Fla.
Peter Sherman Wells Sr., 94, passed away July 3, 2021, in Merritt Island, Fla., after a short illness. He was married for over 50 years to Anne Rast Wells, who survives him. Peter was born to Harold and Ruth Wells (nee Anderson) in Stamford, Conn., on Nov. 20, 1926. He served in the U.S. Navy in World War II. He was an avid sailor and spent his career working in the sailboat industry in different capacities. Peter lived in Manset in the mid-’60s through early-’70s and worked for the Hinckley Co. In addition to his devoted wife, Anne, Peter is survived by one son, Peter S. Wells Jr., and wife, Dawn, of Loveland, Colo.; one granddaughter, Sally Aldrin, and one great-granddaughter, Bella Stumpf, of Fort Collins, Colo., and one sister-in-law, Sue Foy, of Madison, Ga. He also leaves several nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by two brothers, Robert and John.
A memorial service will be held at St. Mark’s Episcopal Church on Wednesday, July 21, at noon. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Mark’s Episcopal Church, 4 Church St., Cocoa, FL 32922.