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Thomas K. Wolf

Born March 23, 1952

Thomas K. Wolf, age 65, of New Castle, DE, passed away peacefully at home, while surrounded by his family, on Thursday, August 17, 2017.

A native Delawarean, Tom was born in Wilmington on March 23, 1952, and was the son of the late Oscar B. and Jenny M. (Megginson) Wolf. He proudly served his country as a member of the U.S. Marine Corps.

Known for his attention to detail and exceptional work ethic, Tom made his career as a union carpenter. He was a dedicated member of AA, where he served as a mentor to many. In his leisure time, Tom enjoyed flower and vegetable gardening and was an avid golfer. He was happiest in the company of his beloved family and adored spending time with them.

In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his brother-in-law, James P. Finochi, Sr. He is survived by his loving wife of 30 years, Linda Wolf; daughters, Ashlie Wolf, Jessica Avolos (John), and Dana Wolf; brothers, Paul Wolf, John Wolf (Beverly), Edward Wolf (Gail), and Joseph Wolf (Sandy); sister, Judith Finochi; grandchildren, Marisa, Gianna, Shaun, Sophia, and Daniel; and many nieces, nephews, and cousins.

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10:00 am until 11:00 am on Wednesday morning, August 23, 2017, at the Church of the Atonement, 3519 Philadelphia Pike, Claymont, DE, where a memorial service will begin at 11:00 am. Interment will be private.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in Tom’s memory may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice.

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  • Tom was a man who made you feel welcome and was wise beyond his years. He will be missed by the hundreds of lives he touched.

  • Our dear beloved Tom, truly one in a million who can never be replaced. All of our love Joanne and Alissa Caputo.

  • Rest In Peace my friend. You are missed.

  • Kindness and grace are what you lived and gave to others. We are better people having known you. You will be missed by so many, until we meet again, dear friend..RIP

  • Tom helped me become a better person… Grateful God saw fit for us to cross paths on this journey… May he rest in peace. Prayers go out to all who are affected by his loss

  • Tom personally touched my life tremendously. He reached his hand out to me on several occasions and has played a major part in my sobriety. He not only told me but showed me how to be of service in all areas of my life. I always took his advice and he never steered me wrong. I cherish our talks and will remember them always. Thank you for your service and being a true example! Till we meet again my friend.

  • Our deepest sympathies for your loss, Linda, Jessica and Marisa and the entire family. He was a very special man who obviously loved you very much!! Our thoughts and prayers are with you at this difficult time!

  • Tom was very active in AA. He had a very big heart especially when it came to helping other people sustain sobriety. I learned alot from you. You will definitely be missed by many people. Until I see you again on the other side. RIP Tom

  • Keeping all of you in my thoughts and prayers. I hope you find peace knowing he is with the Lord.
    Love you all
    Aunt Karla

  • I will always remember Tom’s smile which was genuine and put people at ease. I pray that his family find peace in knowing that he served many well and will be missed greatly.

  • A loving and caring husband,father,grandfather and son-in-law.

    was always ready to talk about HIS kids and what they were doing.

    Will be sadly missed.

    Bob and Gerri Conn

  • Dad, I love and miss you so much. You weren’t just my dad, you were my best friend. My rock. You helped me become a better and stronger person. When I lost my way you helped steer me back in the right direction and made me who I am today. I am a better person because of YOU! It doesn’t feel the same at all without you here! :-(.
    But I miss you dearly and love you with ALL my heart and soul. Thank you for NEVER giving up on me and loving me no matter what.. I LOVE YOU DADDY ALWAYS AND FOREVER

  • May you Rest In Peace with all your loved ones….I am so glad I met you and am so grateful you are “a part of my story”. I will miss you but will never forget you.

  • Are We Immortal Or Eternal?

    Immortality implies that we keep
    On living although we die;
    While the word “eternal” may be defined
    As before we were born we had a Mind.

    Death is a process that Spirit goes through,
    One chapter in volumes of books;
    In spite of how Man may see himself
    He is never the way he looks.

    Prior to stories of angels and ghosts
    We were “here” and then “there” all the time;
    All the illusion and mental confusion
    Are tricks Humans play on their Mind.

    If I think of myself or my Life as a void
    It may very well prove to be true;
    To decide I am lonely, sad, empty or broken
    Is defining small scenes as grand views.

    Everyone tends to get side-tracked by thinking
    That being alive is a chore;
    When I stop for ten seconds to look for my purpose
    I find Life can have meaning and more.

    Love, support and compassion for stranger or friend
    becomes instant Self gratification;
    I am grateful and changed as the Cosmos unwraps
    The gift of eternal Creation.

    Before you were born you were well on your way,
    Spirit preceded arrival;
    When you leave I will see you again in True Form
    For the Soul is designed for survival.

    Greg Wright

  • No finer Man could one meet. He gave more than he was given, and was a Grateful, and Courageous Man. You fought hard for the extra time with Us, and to remain ” The best Pop Pop, Husband, Father, and Friend”. Wear those wings Proud, until we see You again…..

  • I will miss the calmness of your peace and the wisdom of your words. Thank you for your loving kindness without judgement and look forward to greeting you again. With love, prayers and my deepest condolences for your family, Patti

  • Thomas was an AWESOME soul and the most humblest human I know. He was the epitome of AA. I totally admired and looked up to him. He was so loving, honest and real. I am so grateful that our paths crossed in this lifetime. He will be missed immensely! I love you Thomas K. Wolf!

  • Thank you Tom, for your service to myself and to others
    You were truly generous with your time for others in need of your help
    R.I.P.

  • I am blessed to have known such a beautiful man. I will carry his message of love and hope for others just as he did for me.♡

  • May you rest in peace Tom. You will be missed by many.
    Claire

  • Tom was a legend, and when I finally met him he lived up to it in every way. He had a calm peace, and he had an innate ability to cut through the crap and get to the meat of a matter. I will miss all of that – and his kindness and quick smile. To Linda and the girls – surround yourselves with the love that the many feel for him – because it is certainly out there, and it is his legacy and it will be there for a long, long time.

  • My deepest condolences to the family. Thank you for your service, Tom. Always greeted me with a smile. Bless his memories.

  • I remember my first day at triad and an AA meeting at that. He greeted me with open arms with that presence he exuded of no judgement and honesty. He also gave me an AA sister’s of sobriety coin. You will be missed but your memory and impact you made to so many will live on forever!

  • Going to miss my buddy. From the day we met, we bonded as two New Castle guys. I’ll miss his kindness, smile and the laughter that we shared. Especially his greeting every time we met, “Daniel my brother…”. So glad that our paths crossed and I’ll see you on the other side buddy.