Charles H. Wessell, 92

NAPLES — Charles H. Wessell, 92, of Naples, died Friday, March 20, 2015.

Charles was born in Ames, N.Y. on June 6, 1922 to Hazel Mae Backus Wessell and Herbert Wessell. Charles joined the U.S. Navy in 1941 and was shipped to the South Pacific during World War II. He was discharged at the end of the war in 1945.

Charles was a member of the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers and Iron Shipbuilders working as a certified journeyman welder.

Charles married Velma A. Anspach of Ames, N.Y. on July 3, 1941. Ms. Wessell died October 1999.

Charles is survived by his companion of the last few years, Helen Eastman of Bridgton. He is also survived by several nieces and nephews.

Besides his parents and wife, Charles was predeceased by a brother, James and a sister, Lita.

A memorial service will be held at the VA Chapel in Augusta on Friday, April 17, 2015 at 2 p.m.

Those desiring to make memorial contributions may make them to the Maine Cancer Foundation, 170 US Route 1, Suite 250, Falmouth, ME 04105.

Arrangements are by Hall Funeral Home, Casco.

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