GARY B. WELLMAN
Gary Benton Wellman, age 52 and a resident of Elyria, passed away peacefully
on Friday, July 19, 2019 at the Ames Family Hospice, Westlake, after
battling illness for several years.
Gary was born September 2, 1966, in Cleveland, to the late Delaney P. and
Carol J. (nee Farley) Wellman. He proudly served his country in the United
States Navy for fourteen years retiring in 1998. While serving in the Navy
he was working in communications and had a top secret clearance. Following
his military service, Gary was employed with multiple cable companies
working within Lorain County.
He enjoyed all Cleveland sports, especially the Cleveland Browns.
Gary was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, and brother.
Survivors include his wife of 32 years, Sheila A. (nee Lewis) Wellman, his
daughter Ashley Wellman (Will Ostolaza), son Joseph Wellman, grandchildren
Adianna, Aliyah, William Ostolaza Jr., Melanie Wellman Rivera, step-mother
Madeline Wellman, brothers Terry (Patricia) Wellman, Patrick Wellman, uncle
Carl (Elsie) Wellman, aunt Shirley Wellman, uncle Jeff Lewis, brother-in-law
David Lewis, and a host of family and friends.
Family will receive friends 4-8 p.m., Tuesday, at the Andras Crematory and
Funeral Home, 3900 Broadway Avenue, Lorain. There will be a 7:15 p.m.
Funeral Service. Military rites will be conducted at 7 p.m., by the Amherst
Veterans Military Honor Guard. Private family interment.