Rose Wolfe

Rose Beck Wolfe, born April 9, 1921 on Lanning Hill road in Lander, PA., to the late Warner and Sophronia Jones Beck, passed on Tuesday morning, March 6, 2018 after a brief illness at the John and Orpha Blair Hospice Home, Warren, PA.

After graduating from Lander High School in 1939, she was employed at Warren State Hospital, where she met and married in 1942 her husband of 69 years, Mark Wolfe.

She was also employed at New Process Company in the 1950’s and then G.T.E. Sylvania for 15 years, retiring in 1978. Rose enjoyed golfing for many years, and shopping with her sister, Margaret Anderson Janson. She and Mark wintered in Florida for over 30 years. Rose’s greatest joy was her family.

She is survived by her three children, Sherry Vilello (Chip) of Williamsport, PA., Bob Wolfe (Carol) of Russell, PA., Nancy Williams of Erie, PA., stepsister – Janis Bauer (Harold) of Gerry, N.Y., 3 Grandchildren – Brenda Glaser (Jay) of Graham, N. C., Jason Cameron (Lisa) of Summerville, S.C., Pamala Principie of Pawleys Island, S.C., 2 Great Grandchildren – Tanner Mitchell of Boone, N.C., Mackenzie Mitchell of Pawleys Island, S.C., and many nieces, nephews and cousins. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Mark Wolfe, 2 Brothers – infant brother Russell and brother, Gerald Beck, and her sister – Margaret Anderson Janson.

There will be a celebration of Rose Wolfe’s life on Saturday, May 26, 2018 at 2:00 P.M. at the corner of Valentine Run Road and Peterson Hollow Road, Russell, PA. Those wishing to place memorials may do so through Hospice of Warren County, 1 Main Avenue, Warren, PA, 16365, or a charity of one’s choice. The Donald E. Lewis Funeral Home, Inc. has been entrusted with funeral arrangements. Those wishing to submit email condolences may do so by visiting