Patricia A. (Patty) Wolfe, 64, of Garfield Street, Honey Pot section of Nanticoke, passed away Tuesday, Feb. 12, 2013, under the care of Hospice Community Care in the inpatient unit at Geisinger South Wilkes-Barre, following a lengthy illness.
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Born on Jan. 24, 1949, in Long Island, N.Y., she was a daughter of the late John and Anna Slebonik Cybulski.
She resided in New York early in life and later Germany where her father was stationed in the military. She attended schools in Germany and graduated from Nanticoke High School upon returning to Nanticoke in 1967.
She married Frank A. Wolfe, the love of her life, on June 3, 1972.
Patty had been employed by Penn Footwear for 15 years and lastly by the former Valley Crest Nursing Home, Plains Township, as a dietary aide, retiring in 2009.
She was a member of St. Faustina Kowalska Parish, Nanticoke, and formerly St. Francis of Assisi Church until its closing; she was an avid fan of Nanticoke girls softball and basketball teams, of which her granddaughter, Katie, was a member.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by a sister, Christine Cybulski; a brother, Robert Cybulski.
She is survived by her beloved family: husband of 40 years, Frank A. Wolfe III; daughters, Angela Landmesser and her husband, Chris, Nanticoke; and Pamela Lyman and her husband, Kermit, Philadelphia; grandchildren, Katie, Kristoff and Keira; a brother, Richard Cybulski and his wife, Geraldine, Nanticoke; and many nieces, nephews and friends.
Funeral services will begin Saturday at 9:30 a.m. from Davis-Dinelli Funeral Home, 170 E. Broad St., Nanticoke, with a Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. in St. Faustina Kowalska Parish/Holy Trinity Church, 520 S. Hanover St., Nanticoke, with the Rev. James Nash as celebrant.
Visitation will be held Friday, 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m., at the funeral home.
If desired, the family would appreciate contributions in Mrs. Wolfe's memory be made to Hospice Community Care, 601 Wyoming Ave., Kingston, PA 18704.
Published in Citizens' Voice on Feb. 14, 2013