Neville E. Wolf

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Southington- Neville E. Wolf, 90, husband of the late Barbara (Logan) Wolf passed away peacefully on Wednesday, September 30, 2015 at home surrounded by his family. He was born March 18, 1925 in Norfolk, VA a son of the late John and Helen (King) Wolf. Neville proudly served his country in the U.S. Army during World War II in the 87th Chemical Mortar Battalion, Company B that landed on Utah Beach, Normandy, France on June 6, 1944. Neville earned three Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for his commitment and courage for his fellow soldier. After the service he traveled throughout the United States with his good friend, Bill Brinley and Bill's hand-carved miniature P.T. Barnum Circus which is now on display at the Barnum Museum in Bridgeport. He retired after more than 30 years from Trio Industries in Shelton, CT as an Ornamental Iron Worker and after more than 10 years in maintenance at the Altobello Youth Center in Meriden. Neville was a member of the Southington Sportsman's Association, South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church as well as a founding member of the Antique Veterans- Meriden Chapter. He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to spend time in the great outdoors, or 'God's country', as he called it. The family would like to thank Laura Saccente, Cindy Logan Gdovin and Sarah Barker for their kind, loving care of Dad. Mr. Wolf is survived by three daughters, Judith (Randy) Condon of Littleton, CO, Mary Barker of Southington and Linda Wolf Kirk of Wolcott, two sons, John (Sandy) Wolf and William Wolf both of Meriden, eleven grandchildren; Joshua and Christopher Wolf, Sarah and Rachel Barker, Benjamin and Jacob Wolf, Amanda, James II, Nathaniel and Jennifer Condon and Daniel Kirk, four great-grandchildren; Logan Czaplicki, Grace Kirk, Evan and Lukas Wolf, beloved brothers-in-law Fred Cianciolo and George Logan, and many nieces and nephews. He was predeceased by a daughter, Patricia Wolf, brother, Donald Wolf, two sisters, Lucille Wooten and Francis Bowden and his beloved Uncle, Willis C. King. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, October 10, 2015 at 11:30am at South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church, 145 Main St., South Meriden, CT. Burial with full military honors will follow at Walnut Grove Cemetery. Relatives and friends may call at the Beecher & Bennett-Flatow Funeral Home, 48 Cook Ave., Meriden on Saturday, Oct. 10 from 9-11am, prior to the service. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to South Meriden Trinity United Methodist Church, 145 Main St., S. Meriden, CT 06451.

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  1. It is obvious that he was loved greatly by all of you. What a special man. May your loving memories keep you remembering him forever.

  2. Dear Wolf family,

    I met your dad while working the summers at Altobello over 30 years ago. Such a kind man. We laughed a lot and he shared so many stories with me. It was clear that he loved his family. My prayer are with you. I am privileged to have known Nev, and will remember him always. God’s peace be with you.

    Bill Mercuri

    Greer, SC

  3. Still thinking about your Dad and what a hoot he was. I’m so glad Richard and I got to be at your wedding, Judy, so that we could get to know your amazing family. I think Richard has a way of bringing out the ‘ornery’ in everyone and Neville had that fun side to him. He was such a hard worker and I loved seeing his attention to detail. I’m praying for the whole family. You’ve lost some quality people!

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