Bernard Joseph “Bernie” Wolfe, 93, of Rocky Mount, North Carolina, originally of Connellsville, passed away peacefully on August 27, 2020 at Brekenridge Assisted Living Facility, NC.
He was born on May 4, 1927 in Connellsville, a son of the late John and Mary (Brozdowski) Wolfe.
Bernie proudly served his Country as SGT in the US Army Air Forces during WWII.
After his military service, he graduated from Connellsville High School and a local business school.
He was a member of the former Holy Trinity R.C. Church, Connellsville and Immaculate Conception R.C. Church, Connellsville.
On May 15, 1954, Bernie married his beloved wife, Katherine “Kay” Keno.
He was employed through Anchor Hocking Cap Plant as a manager for almost 40 years of service until his retirement in 1994.
Bernie enjoyed traveling with Kay and visiting his family; golf in the mountains and Florida; going to church, and until his last day, you could find him working on his word search puzzles.
He was a member of Holy Name Society and St. Vincent DePaul Society.
He was the last surviving member of his immediate family.
Bernie is survived by his son, John and wife Peggy (Zentkovich) of Rocky Mount, NC; daughter,Mary Kay Wolfe of Pittsburgh; granddaughters, Katrina (Katybeth) and husband Erik of Florida, Kristina Weaver, husband Jacob and great granddaughter Lily Marie of North Carolina and also several nieces and nephews.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Katherine “Kay” (Keno) Wolfe; brothers, Thomas, Edward, Theodore, Frank, John, Carl, and Dan; sisters, Stella Yaniello, Mary Ann Mehallick, Louis Sodies, and Veronica Tomaro.
Family and friends will be received in the PAUL G. FINK FUNERAL HOME, INC. 418 North Pittsburgh Street Connellsville, PA 15425 on Wednesday from 10am until 12:30pm when Prayers of Transfer will be held.
A Mass of Christian Burial will immediately follow at Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church, Connellsville at 1pm with Fr. Julius Caponpongan as Celebrant.
Committal will follow at St. Stephen Byzantine Cemetery, Dunbar Township.
In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation in his name to St. Vincent DePaul Society or Nash UNC Hospice in Rocky Mount, NC.
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