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Wayne James “Wolfman” “Wolfie” Ginn

April 28, 1950 - September 24, 2023

Wayne James “Wolfman” “Wolfie” Ginn, age 73, of Newark, DE, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his loving family on Sunday, September 24, 2023.

Born in Wilmington, DE on April 28, 1950, he was a son of the late James C. and Joan (Wilhelm) Ginn. Wolfie was a graduate of Christiana High School. Following graduation, he made a lifelong career with Verizon, retiring after 30 years of dedicated service. Wolfie then spent 6 years working for Martin Honda.

A true outdoorsman, Wolfie was an avid bass fisherman. He was a life member of the Delaware City Recreation Club, where he loved playing horseshoes. He also bowled for the telephone company at Bowlerama and on another league at Pleasant Hills.

Wolfie is survived by his fiancé and caretaker, Jane Nickle; son, Steven Ginn (Wendy) of Loganville, GA; brother, David Ginn (Karen) of Wilmington; grandchildren, Tiffany, Steven II, Stephanie, Emma, and Hunter; and great-grandchildren, Kendall, Addison, and Kara.

The Ginn family would like to extend a special thank you to his wonderful neighbor and dear friend, Kevin Kaiser, for all his care and assistance in taking care of Wolfie.

All services will be held privately.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Wolfie’s memory to the American Diabetes Association, P.O. Box 7023, Merrifield, VA  22116-7023 or online by clicking here, or to the Parkinson’s Foundation, 200 SE 1st Street, Suite 800, Miami, FL 33131 or online by clicking here.


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5 Condolences for Wayne James “Wolfman” “Wolfie” Ginn

  • My prayers to Wayne’s family I worked with Wayne for many years and enjoyed every one of them. He was a unique individual who you could always rely on. He will be missed.

  • Dear Janie, and family, I am so sorry for your loss. You and Wayne were together longer than both of my marriages put together. Wayne and I were close, when we worked together in the line gang. I have a lot of fond memories on and off the job with Wayne over the 30years we spent together at Bell. God bless you and keep you in his care.

  • My heartfelt sorrow at the loss of Wolfe. Very nice man I knew for many years. Loved the fish he used to give me. My love and prayers to Jane and his family. All my love Amalie Rodek

  • Wayne and I were partners in the line gang for many years and worked very well together. I was very sorry to hear of his passing and I pray for him and his family.

  • Many fond memories of our days together at CHS…once a Viking, always a Viking. My condolences to the family.