Willard E. "Bill" Wolf 72, of Fort Myers Beach passed away on Thursday, April 30. He had been a resident of Ft. Myers Beach for the past 14 years coming from Radnor, PA. He was born September 17, 1936 in Bedford, PA a son of the late Clyde and Sarah (nee Corle) Wolf. He was a veteran of the Korean War having served in the U.S. Air Force. Bill attended Penn State University studying Business Management. After college he worked for the Conrail System for 34 years and retired in 1994. At the time of his retirement he was in charge of the Safety Division for the Consolidated Rail Corporation overseeing 17 states. He was a member of the Beach United Methodist Church and served as their Chairman of the Administration Council for the past 5 years. He was also a Lay Leader, Sunday School teacher and sound mixer. Bill also served as chairman of the Public Safety Committee of Fort Myers Beach. He was also a master gardener and from 1997 to 2002 he was the Director of the Fragrance Garden at Lakes Park.
For the past seven years, Wolf has worked with his wife at Lorrie Wolf Florist on Fort Myers Beach. He is survived by his loving wife D.H. "Lorrie" Wolf of Fort Myers Beach; one daughter, Pamela (Randy) Paulsen of Phoenix, Ariz.; and three sons, Jeffrey Wolf of Fort Myers; Robert (Melanie) Trabosh of Winchester, Va.; and Andrew (Tammy) Trabosh of Lantana, Texas; five loving grandchildren, Alexandria, Evan, Jacqueline, Samantha and Nicholas Trabosh; two sisters, Emma Grace (Glen) Reist of Kitchner, Ontario and Rose Marie Feaster of Fishertown, Penn.; his sister-in-law, Louise Wolf of Fishertown, and a special niece, Tina (Jim) Bickford of Johnstown, Penn.
The family will receive friends Tuesday, May 12, 2009 from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the Beach United Methodist Church on 155 Bay Rd. Funeral services will be held at 11:30 a.m. A private family committal service with military honors will be held Wednesday.