Richard “Dick” Wells

August 7, 1937 - July 16, 2014
Richard “Dick” Wells

Wells, Richard “Dick” 76, passed away on July 16, 2014 at the Marliere Care Center in New Port Richey, Fl. He was born in Pontiac, Michigan on August 7, 1937 and moved to New Port Richey, Fl after retiring from the United States Marine Corps as a SGT MJR. Dick served 3 tours during the Vietnam era and received 4 Purple Hearts. He was a member of the FOE 3153 in New Port Richey, Fl as well as The Shriners and Masons in Tampa, FL. He is survived by his loving wife Georgene, son Steven Wells; daughter Kimberly Davis; stepsons Richard Pagano, Dominick Pagano, & Michael Pagano(Theresa); sister Diana Lorentzen(Carl); 8 grandchildren, 2 great grandchildren. A Gathering of family & friends will take place Friday July 25, 2014 from 2-6 at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home and a Celebration of Dick’s Life with military honors will take place Saturday July 26, 2014 at 11:30 also at Michels & Lundquist Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers please make donations to HPH Hospice.


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  • July 20, 2014
    The Staff of Michels and Lundquist Funeral Home says:
    Offering our deepest condolences during this difficult time.

  • July 20, 2014
    Array says:
    Dear Georgene and family ~ we celebrate a life well lived by Dick and will never forget that great smile. We will honor and value our memories forever.
    Love,
    Diane Belmonte & family

  • July 21, 2014
    june tucker and family says:
    It can be so hard to face the first year without your loved one, but the love of family and friends can carry you through.

  • July 23, 2014
    Jennifer Heredia says:
    We are so sorry for your loss. We will remember Dick and your whole family in our prayers.
    Love Jen, Armando, and Family

  • July 24, 2014
    lorraine Stevenson says:
    With heartfelt sympathy for your loss.Georgene.and family.

  • July 30, 2014
    Karen Musket says:
    Georgene: I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Dick. I just heard this news today. I do miss all the fun nights at the Eagles with you and Dick. Keep all your memories close. My deepest condolences.
    Karen Musket

  • June 25, 2016
    CPL DAVID A ATHERDEN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS JUNE 1965-JUNE 1969 says:
    MY CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY OF SGT MAJOR WELLS. HE WAS MY SENIOR DRILL INSTRUCTOR AT PARRIS ISLAND SOUTH CAROLINA PLT 336 JUNE-SEPT 1965 SEMPER FI &GOD BLESS

  • June 25, 2016
    CPL DAVID A ATHERDEN UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS JUNE 1965-JUNE 1969 says:
    SGT MAJOR WELLS UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS SEMPER FI &GOD BLESS REST IN PEACE