Carmela Alice Wolfe
October 19, 1926 - September 12, 2020
Carmela Alice Wolfe, age 93, of Newark, DE, passed away on Saturday, September 12, 2020.
Born in Oswego, NY on October 19, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Joseph and Rose (Virgo) Barbasso. Carmela made her career as an executive secretary with the University of Delaware, retiring in 1991 after 25 years of dedicated service.
A devout Catholic, she was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church in Newark, DE. Artistically and musically inclined, Carmela enjoyed making crafts and playing the organ. She enjoyed traveling, playing Bunco and Canasta, and listening to music, especially Andrea Bocelli, Frank Sinatra, and Kenny Chesney. Carmela loved hosting parties and was well known for her delicious apple pie.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her loving husband, Robert H. Wolfe and her son, Robert A. Wolfe. Carmela will be dearly missed by her children, Rosemary Mullins (Roger), Joseph P. Wolfe (Michele), and David B. Wolfe (Sheri); daughter-in-law, Patricia Wolfe; 9 grandchildren; 5 great grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, and friends.
Services and interment will be held privately.
In lieu of flowers, contributions in Carmela’s memory may be made to the Alzheimers Association, 399 Market Street, Ste. 102, Philadelphia, PA 19106 or to VITAS Hospice, 100 Commerce Drive, Ste. 302, Newark, DE 19713.