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Genevieve B. Wolff

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Genevieve B. Wolff

AGE: 86 • Wilmington

Genevieve B. (Mullikin) Wolff, 86 of Wilmington, DE peacefully passed away on Friday, April 1, 2016.

Born in Wilmington on April 4, 1929, Genevieve was the daughter of the late Walter and Genevieve (Ruthkowski) Mullikin. She was a graduate of St. Paul's Commercial School and was employed with Wiltex for 23 years, having retired in 1985. Genevieve was a member of St. Catherine of Siena Parish, where she was a past choir participant. She enjoyed traveling and taking long walks with her beloved husband, Gus, and she also enjoyed reading, singing and watching tennis and boxing matches. Genevieve had a love of cats and generously cared for many throughout the years. She was happiest being with her family, especially her grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Her husband of 37 years, Gustaaf "Gus" Wolff, passed away on February 14, 2013.

Genevieve will be dearly missed by her children, James Tielleman (Young Hee), Barry Tielleman (Yolanda), Victoria Rykaczewski (Joseph), Sharon Silva (Agapito) and Joyce Cannon (John); her 15 grandchildren and 19 great grandchildren.

Visitation will be held at St. Catherine of Siena Church, 2503 Centerville Road, Wilmington on Tuesday, April 5 from 10:00-11:15AM. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:30AM. Interment will follow in Silverbrook Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, donations in memory of Genevieve may be made to Faithful Friends, 12 Germay Drive, Wilmington, DE 19804 ( or Heartland Hospice House, 5661 Ocheltree Lane, Wilmington, DE 19808.

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Published in The News Journal on Apr. 3, 2016
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