---- — WELLS - A Mass of Christian burial for Arnold K. Wells, 91, of the Lapham Mills Road, Peru, was celebrated at 2 p.m., Thursday, July 18, 2013, at St. Augustine's Church in Peru. Arnold died Monday, July 15, at the CVPH Medical Center in Plattsburgh with his loving family by his side. Rev. Alan D. Shnob, parish Pastor, celebrated. Organist was Lynn Wilke. Altar servers were Bob Herforth, Peter Keenan, and Lawrence Ewald. The pall was placed by the pallbearers. The Bible was placed by Richard Wells. The cross was placed by Helen Kuhn. Readers were Pam Castler, Deborah Boulrice, and Tammy Wells. The Eucharistic gifts were presented by Janelle Wells, and Tammy Wells. Pallbearers were Wayne Wells, Walter Wells, Robert Wells, T.J. St. Germaine, Jason Boulrice, and Ian Castler. Committal prayers, military honors, and burial followed in the parish cemetery. Military honors were accorded by the NYS Military Forces Honor Guard. Taps was played by Lynn Wilke. A gathering followed at the Peru Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 309. Donations in his memory may be made to the FitzPatrick Cancer Center in Plattsburgh. Arrangements are in the care of the Hamilton Funeral Home, 294 Mannix Road, Peru. To light an online candle and offer condolences in the memory of Arnold Wells please visit www.hamiltonfuneralhome.com.