WOLF - Carl S. Of Williamsville, NY. Iconic Lumber Retailer, who was the proprietor of several lumber companies from 1963-1992, starting with Cor-Wyn Lumber, Busy Beaver and Fagan's Lumber, passed away November 4, 2012, with his youngest son, Jason, at his side. Jason has been living and caring for his father for the past two years, at the beautiful home he built, since Carl was diagnosed with Alzheimer's Disease. Mr. Wolf was a graduate of St. Ignatius High School in California. He attended the University of Alabama for his outstanding varsity basketball play. Carl also played baseball for the Knoxville Smokies, a minor league affiliate of the New York Giants. He proudly served his country during WW-II in the Army, in the Third Cavalry Tank Division under the direction of General Patton's Ghost Troops. During his tour of duty, he helped many towns in France become liberated. Carl was awarded the Purple Heart, Decoration of Bravery and Victory Medals. Born July 23, 1924 in Utica, NY, he was the son of the late Carl and Wanda (Malcewicz) Swiderski-Wolf. He was married for 45 years to his dear wife, Nancy (Wright) Wolf, who passed away in 1998. Mr. Wolf is survived by his loving son, Jason, as well as a daughter Brookes and another son Steven. He was predeceased by son Carl J. Wolf. Carl was a member of Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church in Harris Hill, and enjoyed golfing, fishing and traveling with his late wife. He was a people person, who, over the years, acquired many friends. He enjoyed dealing with clients and customers and getting together with his buddies. He will be greatly missed by all who knew and cared for him. A Memorial Mass will be held on Saturday, November 17 at 10 AM in Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary Church. In lieu of flowers, Jason would appreciate memorials in his father's memory to the
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Published in the Buffalo News on Nov. 14, 2012