Robert Wolfe

Obituary of Robert James Wolfe

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Robert J Wolfe (Bob, Pop’s)  77 Passed away on 12/12/2020 at Upstate University Community Hospital Campus.  He was married to Nancy Wolfe (Webber) for 31 years.  Born in Syracuse, NY, he was the son of Arthur Wolfe and Margaret Micale.  He retired in 1999 from Carrier Corporation where he worked for 33 years as a pipefitter/maintenance mechanic.


Bob had a real love of the outdoors, exercise and motorcycles.  He rode motocross, became a member and later became the President of the the Central New York Motocross Riders Association and wrote a column called Motocross Action.   Bob rode his motorcycle across the United States four times and rode in 49 of the 50 states only to miss Alaska.  He had a love of running.  He ran in several local races and in 13 marathons.  He backpacked in the Adirondack, Green and White Mountains, climbed several of the high peaks, winter camping and survival school, hiked the Northville-Placid trail and the 2,167 mile Appalachian Trail.  Bob was a skier both cross-country and downhill and was a member and past president of the Onondaga Ski Club.  In the Onondaga Ski Club, Bob started a bicycle group that would ride in the summer and fall to keep in shape for winter skiing.  He was known to Bungee jump, skydive and try a sailplane.


Bob was predeceased by his son Shawn and survived by his wife Nancy (Webber) Wolfe, children Thomas Wolfe (Gina), Theresa Wolfe, Gabrielle Wolfe, 8 grandchildren: TJ, Christopher, Taylor, Ashley, Jacob, Michael, Joseph and Porter.


Due to Covid 19 a private burial was held on December 17, 2020 at Veterans Memorial Cemetery.  A Military Honor Ceremony and celebration of life will take place at a later date.


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Robert Wolfe

1942 - 2020

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