Robert “Bob” A. Wolfe, Sr.
September 17, 1948 – June 6, 2014
Robert “Bob” A. Wolfe, Sr., age 65, of Hartly, DE, passed away on June 6, 2014, at Christiana Hospital in Newark.
Mr. Wolfe was born in Oswego, NY on September 17, 1948 the son of Robert H. Wolfe and Carmela Barbasso Wolfe. He proudly served his country in the U.S. Navy during the Vietnam War and had been a lab technician for the DuPont Company for over 28 years. After his retirement he had the honor of serving the Amish community by being one of their drivers. He enjoyed traveling, listening to oldies, cooking, playing the guitar, and watching WWE wrestling. In his spare time he enjoyed videoing weddings; collecting wolves and had season football tickets to the University of Delaware. Mr. Wolfe was a real jokester and loved spending time with his beloved family, including his grand dogs.
Mr. Wolfe was preceded in death by his father, Robert H. Wolfe. He is survived by his loving wife of 46 years, Patricia A. DeRose Wolfe; mother, Carmela Barbasso Wolfe; children, Robert Wolfe, Jr. (Crystal) of Bear, DE, and Charles A. Wolfe (Melissa) of Dover, DE; brothers, Joseph Wolfe (Michele) of Bear, DE and David Wolfe (Sheri) of Newark, DE; and sister, Rosemary Mullins (Roger) of Elkton, MD.
Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 12:30 pm on Friday, June 13, 2014 at Holy Family Roman Catholic Church, East Chestnut Hill and Gender Roads, Newark, where family and friends may visit from 10:30 am until the time of service. Interment will follow in DE Veterans Memorial Cemetery, 2465 Chesapeake City Road, Bear.
In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the American Heart Association, 200 Continental Drive, Suite 101, Newark, DE 19713 or the American Diabetes Association, 100 W. 10th Street, Suite 1002, Wilmington, DE 19801.