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Allen C. Wolfe

Allen C. Wolfe, 94, formerly of Pine Grove, died Saturday, October 19, 2013 at Seton Manor, Orwigsburg.

Born in Pine Grove, Aug. 26, 1919, he was a son of the late W. Clarence Wolfe and the late Carrie Miller Wolfe Morgan.

Allen was a graduate of Pine Grove High School.

He was a member of the St. Peter's Lutheran Church, Pine Grove.

Allen was a World War II Army veteran and served from Jan. 21, 1944 to Feb. 14, 1946, when he was discharged to accept federal employment in the European Theater. He served with Hq. Det. USFET and had rifleman and marksman qualifications. He received the EAMET Ribbon and WWII Victory Medal.

Allen was a self-employed truck driver more than 50 years.

He was a life member of Pine Grove American Legion and a social member of North End Fire Company.

He was preceded in death by his wife of 70 years, Catherine L. Scanlan Wolfe, on March 12, 2011, and a sister, Marian Sweinhart.

Surviving are two daughters, Jean, wife of Bruce Hoover, Cressona, and Barbara, wife of Carl Huntzinger, Pine Grove; six grandchildren, Valerie Wessner, Eleanor Madigan, Catherine Woleshok, Stephanie Dimon, Douglas White and Timothy White; 19 great-grandchildren; a sister, Violet Hopkins, Rineville, Ky.; and a brother, George and his wife, Rosie Morgan, Minersville.

Services will be held at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 24 at H.L. Snyder Funeral Home Inc., Pine Grove, with Dr. Richard Schoenleber and Intern Pastor McFred Brown officiating. There will be a viewing from 3 to 4:30 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Interment with military honors will be in St. John's Lutheran Cemetery, Pine Grove. The family would prefer, in lieu of flowers, contributions be made to St. Peter's Lutheran Church Memorial Fund, 312 S. Tulpehocken St., Pine Grove, PA 17963, in his memory.

Published in News Item on Oct. 24, 2013
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