Dr. Charles H. Wolfe U.S. Air Force Lt. Colonel, practiced dentistry for over 30 years

By on February 26, 2014

Dr. Charles H. Wolfe

Dr. Charles H. Wolfe

Dr. Charles H. Wolfe of Brethren Village died Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.

Charles was born May 2, 1923 in New Concord, Ohio to the late William Wolfe and Rosa Davis Wolfe. He is survived by his wife of 70 years, Hester “Hettie” Wolfe.

He is a 1941 graduate of Morgantown High School, W.V. He took premed classes at West Virginia University before entering the University of Pennsylvania, School of Dental Medicine, graduating in 1954.

In 1956 he moved to East Petersburg, where he began his 30 year practice of dentistry. He served intermittently with the US Air Force Dental Service from 1943 until his retirement in 1977 as a Lt. Colonel.

He was a member of the Lancaster County Dental Society, PA Dental Association, and National Dental Association. He was a life member of the National Military Officers Association and a local member of MOAA. At the University of PA he was inducted into the National Dental Honorary Society, Omicron Kappa Upsilon on April 7, 1954.

His hobbies included travel, art, woodworking, training horses, restoring vintage cars, and making jewelry. He was of the Protestant faith and in later years, while living at Brethren Village, he volunteered in the Resident Workshop, in addition to other volunteer work on campus.

Friends are invited to attend a Memorial Service at the Brethren Village Chapel, 3001 Lititz Pike, Lancaster, March 1 at 2 p.m. A private interment with Military Honors will be in Indiantown Gap National Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, contributions in memory of Charles may be made to the Brethren Village Endowment Fund.

To send online condolences, visit richardheiseyfuneralhome.com.

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