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William Wolfe

d. April 26, 2014

William "Bill" G. Wolfe, 61, Mifflinburg

William "Bill" Gary Wolfe, 61, of 383 Four Bells Church Rd., since 1982, went home to be with his Lord, with his family at his side at 10:29 p.m., Saturday, April 26, 2014, at his home.

He was born May 5, 1952, in Lewisburg, a son of Donald Wolfe of Aaronsburg, and the late Esther (Pick) Wolfe. Bill was preceded in death by his uncle and aunt, Nevin and Ethel Stover, who raised him. On April 20, 1974, at the Millmont Methodist Church, he married the former Jean L. Roush, who survives.

Bill was a 1971 graduate of Mifflinburg High School, and then graduated from Auctioneering School in Mason City, Iowa.

He was an active member of the New Hope Bible Church, Mifflinburg, and a former member of the Millmont Methodist Church and the Christ Community Church of Glen Iron.

Bill was a public sales auctioneer for 43 years, working in Middleburg, Dewart, Jersey Shore, and Belleville, and owned and operated William G. Wolfe & Son Auctioneering, Mifflinburg. He enjoyed auctioneering for benefit sales for area churches.

He was a member of the Pennsylvania Auctioneers Association, and Central Pennsylvania Vintage Iron Club.

Bill was an avid John Deere collector. He enjoyed raising livestock, attending special services at many local churches, going to blue grass jams, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren.

He had a passion in life for people to know the Lord in their hearts.

Surviving in addition to his wife of 40 years, are one son and daughter-in-law, Douglas N. and Virginia N. Wolfe of Millmont; one daughter and son-in-law, Shauna J. and David M. Martin of Mifflinburg; six grandchildren, Lori Grove, Tyler Grove, Lane Wolfe, Gideon Wolfe, Weston Martin, and Sheyanne Martin; step-mother, Nancy Wolfe of Aaronsburg; two half-brothers, Stanley Wolfe of Texas, and Scott Wolfe of Woodward; and two half-sisters, Betty Roush of Mifflinburg, and Diane Miller of Aaronsburg.

He was preceded in death by his son, Braden Wolfe in 1989.

Family and friends are welcome from 2 to 4 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m., Thursday, and 10 to 11 a.m., Friday, at the New Hope Bible Church, 310 Raven Lane, Mifflinburg, where the funeral will be conducted at 11, with Rev. Richard VonNeida and Rev. Harry Harter, officiating.

Burial will be in the Hartleton Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to either the William Wolfe Fund, C/O Mifflinburg Bank & Trust, 250 E. Chestnut St., Mifflinburg, PA 17844 or the New Hope Bible Church, Helping Hands Ministry, 310 Raven Lane, Mifflinburg, PA 17844.

Funeral arrangements are by Roupp Funeral Home, Inc., 8594 Old Turnpike Rd., Mifflinburg.

Visitation Details

Thursday, May 1st, 2014, 2:00pm - 4:00pm, New Hope Bible Church, Mifflinburg

Thursday, May 1st, 2014, 7:00pm - 9:00pm, New Hope Bible Church, Mifflinburg

Friday, May 2nd, 2014, 10:00am - 11:00am, New Hope Bible Church, Mifflinburg

Service Details

Friday, May 2nd, 2014, 11:00am, New Hope Bible Church, Mifflinburg

Interment Details

Hartleton Cemetery

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