S. Catherine H. Wolfe
S. Catherine H. (Herman) Wolfe, affectionately known as Memaw, 94, passed away Tuesday, August 30, 2016, at her residence. She was the wife of the late Fred O. Wolfe.
Mrs. Wolfe was born in York, January 31, 1922, daughter of the late Adam and Lizzie A. (Fisher) Herman.
She was employed as a teacher in the West York Area School District, retiring July 31, 1977. She was a 1939 graduate of William Penn High School, and a 1943 graduate of Shippensburg University, with a Bachelor's of Science Degree in education.
She was a member of St. Paul Lutheran Church, York. Additional memberships include, Daughters of the American Revolution, Daughters of the American Colonists, Pennsylvania Retired Teachers Assoc., and the Moose Lodge.
Catherine, an avid Penn State Football fan, enjoyed summers at the beach in Oceanview, DE, winters in Fort Myers, FL, camping, boating, fishing, and traveling to fairs serving "Wolfie's French Fries."
Survivors include three daughters, Nancy E. Sebastian of Columbia, MD, Nadine E. Tawney and her husband, Rick of Jacobus, and Norina E. Bentzel and her husband, Jim of York; seven grandchildren, Dennis R. Moore, Ronald P. Tawney, Jennifer L. Knepper, Ryan A. Bentzel, Kristina M. Connelly, Amanda M. Bentzel, and Joshua A. Bentzel; eight great-grandchildren, Shannon M. Moore, Summer A. Tawney, Paige E. Tawney, Brooke E. Knepper, Brett M. Knepper, Alexandra N. Tawney, Hunter A. Connelly, and Amelia M. Bentzel.
Funeral service will be 1:30 p.m., Thursday, September 1, 2016, at St. Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Trinity Rd., York. Officiating will be her pastor, Sally Gausmann. A viewing will be held from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. prior to the service at the church. Final resting place will be in Greenmount Cemetery, York.
Memorial contributions may be made to St. Paul Lutheran Church, 250 Trinity Rd., York, PA 17408, or to the S.P.C.A., 3159 Susquehanna Trail N., York, PA 17406.
Arrangements were entrusted to the LeRoy R. Leber Funeral Home, Inc., 2290 School St., York (Shiloh).leroyleberfuneralhome.com
Published by York Daily Record on Aug. 31, 2016.