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Ernestine B. "Ernie" Wolf, 85, of Allentown, passed away on Wednesday March 2, 2016. Ernie was the wife of Carl F. Wolf Sr. and they celebrated their 64th anniversary this past September. Born in Bethlehem she was a daughter of the late Brigido R. and Beatrice (Cortez) Garza. Ernie worked in Ladies Fashions for 19 years at the former Hess's Department Store in Allentown prior to her retirement. Previously she worked at the former Zollinger's and the former Leh's department stores. She was a member of the Cathedral of St. Catharine of Siena in Allentown where she was a member of the Cathedral Choir for more than forty years. She was a member of the Women's Alliance at the Cathedral and was a former cafeteria aide for the school. Ernie was an active bowler throughout her lifetime. Additionally she volunteered in the office at Allentown Central Catholic High School during the 1970's and most recently in the gift shop at the Lehigh Valley Hospital on Cedar Crest Blvd. Surviving with her husband are her sons; Carl F. Jr. and wife Barbara of Bethel, Pa., Mark and wife Karen of Allentown, and Brian and wife Marie of Southbury, CT. Her daughter Christine wife of Joseph Starner of Allentown. A brother Richard and wife Jean of Bethlehem. Her sisters are; Pilar Ziegenfuss of Norfolk, VA, Helen D. Garza and Josephine wife of Pedro Perez both of Bethlehem, and Eleanor Bencak of Lancaaster. A sister in law Kathryn M. Garza of Bethlehem. Ernie's grandchildren are; Krysten, Patricia, Andrew, Amanda, Alexandra, Hannah, Sarah, Samantha, and Abigale. She was preceded in death by her siblings; Brigido R. Garza, Lupe Stass, and Andrea Garza. Services: A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Monday March 7, 2016 at 11:00 am in the Cathedral. Calling hours will be on Sunday March 6, 2016 from 6:00-8:00 pm in the O'Donnell Funeral Home, 1064 Fifth St. North Catasauqua, and on Monday from 9:30-10:45 am in the Cathedral vestibule. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in Ernie's memory to the Cathedral Church, 1925 Turner St. Allentown, Pa. 18104.



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Published in Morning Call on Mar. 4, 2016.
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March 7, 2016
Uncle Carl and Family
So sorry and sad to hear about Aunt Tina. Reminiscing about the happy times we shared, especially in Iowa. So greatfull that I recently had the opportunity to speak with Aunt Tina. Aunt Tina will be missed but the happy memories will remain in our hearts.
Wish we could be there for you. You are in our thoughts.
Sandra and David Leimbacher
March 7, 2016
Please accept our deepest sympathy on the loss of your dear wife, mother, grandmother. A life well-lived will be never be forgotten. May she rest in peace.

Sincerely,
Old Cathedral friends
Maryanne & Ed Pohl & Family
March 7, 2016
So sad to hear about Aunt Tina. Thinking about the happy times we all shared, especially when you would bring my mother to Ia. Glad I had the opportunity to speak with her recently. Wish we could be there for you Uncle Carl and your family. Aunt Tina and her beautiful personality will be deeply missed.
Sandra and David Leimbacher
March 7, 2016
TO THE WOLF FAMILY:

SADDEN BY THE LOSS OF ERNESTINE. YOU ARE ALL IN OUR PRAYERS. OUR FAMILY AND THE GARZA FAMILY WERE VERY CLOSE WHEN WE LIVED IN BETHLEHEM.ENRESTINE WAS A CLASSMATE AT LIBERTY HIGH SCHOOL. A WONDERFUL WOMEN WITH A HEART OF GOLD.
JOSEPH E. HUERTA
March 7, 2016
Dear Carl and Family, Please accept my sincerest sympathy at your loss. She was a great lady!


Andy Aigner
March 6, 2016
Dear Carl & the Wolf Family

So sorry to hear of your loss. You and your family are in my prayers.
Mary Stein
March 6, 2016
To The Wolf Family
May your Mother, Wife, Sister,Aunt, Grammie rest in peace. keep her memories strong
JOHN & SANDRA HALLEMAN
March 6, 2016
Mark, Sorry for loss. Scott & Barb
Scott Lewis
March 6, 2016
Mr. Wolf and Family,
Please accept my most sincere condolences for your loss. May your memories bring you comfort.
Eileen Caffrey- Da Re
March 6, 2016
Eileen Caffrey- Da Re
March 6, 2016
Eileen Caffrey- Da Re
March 6, 2016
Eileen Caffrey- Da Re
March 6, 2016
Eileen Caffrey- Da Re
March 5, 2016
Our sincere sympathy goes out to the family. We will never forget the many good times we shared with her especially Friday nights. Love and Prayers 2nd Shift Harugari Ladies Bowling League
March 5, 2016
The Wolf Family,

Our deepest sympathy - we are thinking of all of you.

The Springer Family
March 4, 2016
Mark and Family
I am so sorry for your loss. Mom's are always special and may all your memories make your heart heal.
Susan (Nemchik) Schott
March 4, 2016
Carl:

Sadden by the loss of
your beloved spouse, Ernestine. Our condolences. You and family are in our prayers. A super friend and classmate
of Liberty High School.

Joseph E. and Harolyn Huerta, Longmont, CO.
Joseph & Harolyn HUERTA
March 4, 2016
So sorry for loss. Hugs
Jen Kepner
March 4, 2016
Wolfie, so sorry to hear of the passing of your grandmother. Joe and I sent our sincere condolences to you and your family.
Marianne G
March 4, 2016
Dear Carl & Family,

Please accept my deepest sympathy.

Sincerely,
Diane Caldarelli Woodring
March 4, 2016
To The Wolf Family
so sorry for your loss
she weLL rest in peace now
Timko Family
March 4, 2016
Our deepest To the family of Mrs. Wolf..
Marcella Henninger
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