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James Terence "Terry" Wolf

January 10, 1951 January 14, 2022
James Terence "Terry" Wolf
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Obituary for James Terence "Terry" Wolf
James Terence (Terry) Wolf (71). Born Jan 10th, 1951 in Portland, OR, son of the late Ruth and Robert Wolf. Died peacefully on Jan 14th at York Hospital, PA of glioblastoma.

Survived by his wife of 39 years, Lynn Garrison Wolf, daughters Kelly Frenck (Dave) and Kathleen Regentin (John); preceded in death by son Michael Fahey. Loving grandfather of William, Patrick, Jack, and Audrey. Also survived by his siblings; brothers Glenn (Liz) and Richard (Gail), and his sister Nancy Wolf-Fisher (Joe).

Terry grew up in Cheverly, MD and lived there most of his life. He graduated from Bladensburg High School, attended Frostburg University, and graduated from the University of Maryland – earning his degree while also working full-time. Terry served in the Naval Air Reserves at Patuxent NAS as a sonar operator on Orion P3 sub-hunter aircraft. He spent the majority of his career working in the automotive parts industry.

Traveling with Lynn was a true joy for Terry. Whether they were on a cruise or visiting family and friends throughout the country, he enjoyed the sights, cuisine, and culture. Terry and Lynn had recently moved to Gettysburg, PA, bringing them closer to family.

He was an avid golfer and a lifelong sports enthusiast. Although Terry closely followed professional sports, he most enjoyed watching his grandchildren play. Terry attended countless games, meets, and regattas over the years.

Many family, friends, and co-workers loved Terry. They will miss his kind-heartedness, contagious laugh, and big smile.

A memorial service will be held at a later date this spring.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests you please contribute, in Terry’s memory, to a scholarship set up in his father’s name at the School of Forestry at Syracuse University. The address: Bob Wolf Fellowship Fund, ESF Development Office, 214 Bray Hall, One Forestry Drive, Syracuse, NY 13210. Online obituary and condolences available at
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Bob Wolf Fellowship Fund

214 Bray Hall
One Forestry Drive
Syracuse , NY 13210

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