Eleanor ‘Elly’ Musgrove Wells

Eleanor “Elly” Musgrove Wells passed away on Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at the Essex Center in Elizabethtown. She was married to Robert J. “Bob” Wells, who passed away March 4, 1999.

Elly was born March 19, 1930, in Jay, the daughter of Oakley and Flora (Colby) Musgrove. Elly was raised in Lake Placid, where she continued to reside most of her life except for a couple brief periods of residency in California and Colorado.

Elly and Bob were founding members of the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service and were devoted members for many years. She was also an active member of her church.

Over the years Elly was employed at Lake Placid Central School, Uihlein Mercy Center and Cornell University Farm on Bear Cub Road in Lake Placid.

She is survived by her two daughters Roberta (Ed) Decker of Lake Placid and Rosemarie (Rosie) Smith of Saratoga Springs. Elly is also survived by her grandchildren Tammy (Aaron) Cheateaux, Sara Kate (Jamie) LaBoy, Brad (Julie) Smith and Conor (Kayla) Gray; and her great-grandchildren Jalen, Rhen and Colden LaBoy.

There are no services scheduled at this time. A private memorial will be held by her family in Lake Placid and Moab, Utah (one of her favorite places). The family suggests memorial donations in memory of Eleanor M. Wells be made to the Lake Placid Volunteer Ambulance Service Inc., P.O. Box, 107, Lake Placid, NY 12946.

The M.B. Clark Inc. Funeral Home in Lake Placid is in charge of arrangements. Relatives and friends please visit www.mbclarkfuneralhome.com to share a memory, upload a photograph or leave condolences.