Dorothy H. Wolfe age 94 a resident of Mansfield Place, Philippi passed away Monday, December 30, 2013. She was born December 1, 1919 in Fairmont, WV a daughter of the late Victoria Eva Phillips and Jesse Harman. At the age of four, she was adopted by her great Aunt and Uncle, Madge Louise Auvil and Granville Cicero Holsberry. She was united in marriage October 8, 1946 in Oakland, Maryland to A.J. Wolfe, Jr. who preceded her in death. Surviving is,
One son, David Brent Wolfe, Philippi
Ms. Wolfe attended Barbour County schools, and was in the first Belington High School graduating class. She graduated Alderson-Broaddus College with a Bachelor’s degree and from West Virginia University with a master’s degree.
She then taught for one year at University High School in Morgantown, and then taught for three years at Mannington High School. After marriage, Dorothy and A.J. lived in Clarksburg for five years, St. George for three years before moving to Philippi in 1955. She taught at Philippi High School and later Philip-Barbour High School until retiring.
THERE WILL BE NO VISITATION AT THE FUNERAL HOME. Family and Friends will form at Wright Funeral Home 216 N. Walnut St. Philippi at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, January 2, 2014 and will travel to Floral Hills Memorial Garden Cemetery in Quiet Dell for Entombment services at 11:00 a.m. with Rev. Tim Bleigh officiating. Entombment will follow in the Everlasting Mausoleum.
Thursday January 2, 2014, 11 am at Floral Hills Memorial Garden Cemetery
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