Thomas I. Wolfe, 75, of 1905 Kingsbury Drive, St. Marys, died 8:05 a.m. Tuesday, Aug. 7, 2012, at Joint Township District Memorial Hospital in St. Marys.
He was born on May 26, 1937, in Benton Harbor, Mich., the son of Archer and Helen (Bartlett) Wolfe, and they preceded him in death.
On Aug. 22, 1964, he married Mary K. Adams, and she survives at the residence.
He is also survived by his four children, Mark (Hannie) Wolfe of St. Marys, Sandra (Robert) Smock of St. Marys, Pamela (John) Kennedy of St. Marys and Michael Wolfe, M.D., of New York, N.Y.; three grandchildren, Ashley Walling, Emily McKee and Lynsey Kennedy; one great-granddaughter, Anna Kennedy.
He was a 1955 graduate of St. Marys Memorial High School and served in the Ohio National Guard. He attended Indiana Tech and retired from the Huffy Manufacturing Company. His love of Corvettes led him to later work at Bud’s Chevy in St. Marys and Kern’s Chevy in Celina, where he was a vehicle transporter.
Along with his love of taking care of cars, he enjoyed working in his yard and spending great times with his loving cat, Sam. He was a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 9289 Men’s Auxiliary, and he served on the funeral honor guard team for many years.
He was a member of Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys.
A Mass of Christian burial will be held at 10:30 a.m. Friday at Holy Rosary Catholic Church in St. Marys, with the Rev. Barry Stechshulte officiating. Burial will follow at Gethsemane Cemetery.
Friends may call from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. and from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the Miller-Long and Folk Funeral Home, 314 W. High St., St. Marys, where memorial donations may be directed to Tom’s family.
Condolences may be sent to the family via MillerFuneralHomes.net.