Lawrence H. Wolfe

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 October 2019 at 5:43 pm

Larry WolfeAmerican flagLawrence H. “Larry” Wolfe, 87, of Waterport and formerly of Greece, passed away Oct. 19, 2019 at Hildebrandt Hospice Center. Larry was born May 13, 1932 in Rochester, a son of the late Lawrence E. and Ruth (Lane) Wolfe.

Larry and his wife, Shirley, were 50-year residents of Greece before moving to Waterport in 1992. Larry was a member of Holy Family Parish – St. Joseph’s Church, a member and past Grand Knight of the Albion Knights of Columbus, and a member and past Faithful Navigator of the Joan of Arc Assembly 4th Degree. He was a former member of the executive board for the Lewiston Trail Council BSA (Iroquois Trail Council).

Larry worked as a machinist for 31 years at Eastman Kodak Company. He was a member of the Barnard Fire Company and served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War, where he was a member of the 98th Division Band, serving as Drum Major.

He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Shirley; son, Eric (Ellen) Wolfe of Greece; grandchildren, Nicholas and Nathan; brothers, Norman (Joanne) Wolfe of Spencerport and Raymond (Colleen) Wolfe of Greece; several nieces, nephews and cousins.

The family will receive friends at Christopher Mitchell Funeral Homes, Inc., 21 West Ave., Albion, on Tue., Oct. 22 from 4 to 7 p.m. Larry’s Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Wed., Oct. 23 at 10:30 a.m. at Holy Family Parish – St. Joseph’s Church, 106 S. Main St., Albion. Interment with military honors will follow at St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to Lifetime Care Hospice or the Iroquois Trail Council BSA.

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