Gustaaf "Gus" Wolff(1921 - 2013)

Gustaaf Wolff


Age 91, of Wilmington, DE passed away peacefully, on Thursday, February 14, 2013. Gus retired from the DuPont Company Experimental Station, where he was a storekeeper. He loved painting, gardening, taking long walks and traveling with his wife Genevieve. He was a loving and devoted husband, father and grandfather, that will be missed greatly, especially be his cat "Mikey."

Gus was predeceased by; his parents, Julius and Lee Wolff, his brother, Ferdinand Wolff, and by his sisters, Pauline Meeng and Augusta Smit.

He is survived by; his wife of 37 years, Genevieve Wolff, his sons, James Tielleman (Young Hee), Barry Tielleman (Yolanda), his daughters, Victoria Rykaczewski (Joseph), Sharon Silva (Agapito) & Joyce Cannon (John), his sisters, Costans (Stani) Bruhns & Seraphanen (Feen) Petersen, 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 2503 Centerville Road Wilmington, on Tuesday, February 19, at 11:30 am, where visitation will be held in the church beginning at 10 am. Burial will be in Silverbrook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Gus may be sent to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive Wilmington, DE 19804.

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Published in The News Journal on Feb. 17, 2013