Gerald (Jerry) F. Wolfe of Marion, MA and Englewood, FL passed away on April 22,2021 at the age of 77. Jerry was born in Lynn, MA the son of the late Katharine J. (Fisher) Wolfe and Frederick W. Wolfe.
Jerry was raised and educated in Saugus, MA, where he excelled in both baseball and hockey, eventually being inducted into the Saugus High School Hall of Fame.
Jerry enjoyed music and even performed as the lead singer in the band “Jerry and the Empires” in the early 60’s.
Following high school Jerry attended UMASS Amherst and was a member of the fraternity Theta Chi, before becoming a decorated veteran of the United States Navy.
While stationed in Kenitra, Morocco Jerry married his beloved wife, Carol of over 50 years, before her passing in 2018.
Jerry found a career with Kemper Insurance, eventually rising to the position of branch claims manager in 1977 until his retirement in 1998. Jerry was an avid fisherman and boater throughout his life. He was active late into his life. He enjoyed playing tennis and golf, but found great joy playing in the Englewood Softball league, both in the 60 and 70 and over leagues. He cherished the camaraderie and friendship of his teammates, both on and off the field.
Jerry was the husband of the late Carol A. (Guttadauro) Wolfe and beloved father of the late Jeffrey Wolfe. He is survived by his daughter Cathi Possick of Bridgewater and her husband Mitch and his grandchildren Evan, Leah and Dana. Jerry also leaves his brother Bruce Wolfe, his sisters Bonnie Boyington and the late Brenda Walden, along with several nieces and nephews.
Due to the ongoing Covid pandemic, services for Jerry will be private.
In lieu of flowers donations in honor of Gerald may be made to: Autumn Hospice 54 Washington Street Norwell, MA 02061