ST. MARYS - Gerald M. "Gerry" Wolfe, 81, of 349 Benzinger Road, St. Marys, died on Monday (Aug. 22, 2016) at UPMC Montefiore Hospital following a short illness.
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He was born on May 31, 1935, in St. Marys, a son of the late Henry and Marguerite Cooney Wolfe. On Feb. 24, 1968, in Port Allegany, he married Virginia Harrison Wolfe, who preceded him in death in 1991.
Gerry was a lifelong resident of the area and a member of St. Marys Church. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He was employed by Mersen and retired after more than 35 years of service.
He was a member of the Moose and enjoyed hunting and spending time with his family and his pets. Most of all, he enjoyed restoring Farmall tractors with his brother.
He is survived by a son, Henry Wolfe and a daughter, Catherine Wolfe, both of St. Marys. He is also survived by a brother, Leo Wolfe and his wife Patty of St. Marys; a brother-in-law, Philip Wingard of St. Marys; as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.
In addition to his parents and his wife, he was preceded in death by two brothers in infancy, Stephen and Eugene; and by two sisters, Gertrude Luke and Phyllis Wingard.
Visitation will be held from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. today at the Lynch-Green Funeral Home, St. Marys. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Marys Church, 315 Church St., St. Marys, with the Rev. Alfred Patterson, OSB, as celebrant. Military honors will be accorded by the St. Marys Servicemen's Burial Detail. Interment will follow in St. Marys Catholic Cemetery.
Memorial contributions may be made to the
Online condolences may be made to the family at www.lynchgreenfuneralhome.com.
Lynch-Green Funeral Home Inc.
151 North Michael Street
St. Marys, PA 15857
Published in The Bradford Era from Aug. 24 to Aug. 31, 2016