Mark A. Wells

November 2, 1967 ~ September 15, 2020 (age 52)


Mark A. Wells, 52, passed away Tuesday, September 15, 2020 in UPMC Presbyterian Hospital with his family by his side.

He was born November 2, 1967 in Pittsburgh, a son of Gregory Prince of Cleveland, Ohio, the late Sandria Wells, and was raised by his grandmother, Betty Jean Newton of Pittsburgh.

Mark was a 1985 graduate of Brashear High School and attended Job Corps in Pittsburgh.

Mr. Wells served with the US Army from 1985 to 1986.

He had worked as a custodian for the University of Pittsburgh and the Washington School District.

Mr. Wells attended Mt. Olive Baptist Church in Canonsburg.

Mark was a sports fanatic and an avid Pittsburgh Steeler fan. He enjoyed grilling and the upkeep of the Wells residence.

On May 23, 1998, he married Angela Nicole “Nikki” Thomas who survives.

Surviving in addition to his wife, father and grandmother are three sons, DeAngelo, Eric and Malik Wells, all of Washington, a daughter, Maya Wells of Washington, 10 grandchildren, Daylazia, Cameron, Airionna, Kyree, Dreya, Adelyn, Ava, Kamia, Anthony and Malachi; three brothers, Bryant Wells, Willie “Porky” Wells and Gregory Coles (Nicole) all of Pittsburgh, a sister Rayna Smith of Pittsburgh; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and his loyal canine companion Sasha.

Deceased are two granddaughters, Destiny and Jaelyn who died in infancy.

Friends will be received from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Saturday, September 19, 2020 in the McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd., Robert K. McIlvaine, Owner/Supervisor, 27 Cherry Ave., Houston PA 15342.  Due to present circumstances, services will be private.

In lieu of flowers, the family suggest memorial donations be made to the American Kidney Fund,  11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville, MD 20852,

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September 19, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
McIlvaine-Speakman Funeral Home Ltd.
27 Cherry Ave.
Houston, PA 15342
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American Kidney Fund
11921 Rockville Pike, Suite 300, Rockville MD 20852

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