Bernice J. Wolfe, 89, of 546 West Corydon St., Bradford, passed away Sunday (April 3, 2016) surrounded by her loving family at Bradford Ecumenical Home.
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Born in Clarington on May 3, 1926, she was a daughter of the late Daryl and Verla Rossy Irwin.
She was raised by Willis and Verla Ishman and attended schools in Clarington and Bradford High School.
On Sept. 6, 1946, in Bradford, she married Francis L. Wolfe, who died on Oct. 18, 1987.
She was a member of West Branch United Methodist Church and the Eastern Star Lodge.
She was employed at Nitsche Turkey Farm for 10 years and later at Forest Oil Company, where she retired in 1987.
Surviving is one daughter, Becky (Clayton) Zandy of Bradford; one son, Bruce L. (Linda) Wolfe of Williamsport; two sisters, Phyllis Aharrah of Bradford and Carol (Bill) Woodring of Bradford; three grandchildren, Shawn Zandy, Chad Zandy and Alysia Correa; four great-grandchildren, Tabitha Zandy, Raven Zandy, Derek Correa and Makayla Correa; and several nieces and nephews.
In addition to her parents and husband, she was preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Emery Aharrah.
Family will receive friends from 3 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Wednesday in the Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc., 33 South Ave., Bradford, where funeral and committal services will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday with the Rev. Barbara Moore, pastor of the Evans Memorial United Methodist Church, officiating. Burial will be in McKean Memorial Park.
Memorials, if desired, may be made to the
Online condolences may be made at www.hollenbeckcahill.com
Hollenbeck-Cahill Funeral Homes Inc.
33 South Avenue
Bradford, PA 16701
Published in The Bradford Era from Apr. 5 to Apr. 12, 2016