Geraldine Wolfe

Geraldine “Jerry” Wolfe, 89, of Arthurdale died on Thursday, July 12, 2018.  She was born at Clifton Mills in 1928, to the late Elvy R. and Dorothy Mersing Prinkey.

Geraldine graduated from Bruceton Mills High School and also the Monongalia County Vocational Practical Nurse Program.  She was employed as a practical nurse at the WVU Hospital in Morgantown and the Preston Memorial Hospital in Kingwood.  She was an active member as well as an ordained Elder of the Community Presbyterian Church of Arthurdale.

She is survived by three daughters,  Linda Zappone and spouse Dennis, of Swayzee, Ind., Dorothy Baber and spouse Bruce “Buck”, of Bruceton Mills, Betty N. Demchak and spouse George, of Rices Landing, Pa., and one son-in-law, John DiBiase, Jr., of Carmichaels, Pa.;  one sister-in-law, Betty Prinkey, of Bruceton Mills; four grandchildren, seven great- grandchildren, several nieces and nephews, and many step grandchildren, step great-grandchildren and step great-great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by   her first husband, Harry L. Nicholas, in 1966; her second husband, Andrew R. Wolfe, in 1998; a daughter, Mary “Nicki” DiBiase in 2003; one son-in-law, John Schauffner; two sisters, Marian Elane Kotta and Irene Clizbe; one brother, Roy Prinkey; one foster sister, Hulda Dague; and three stepdaughters and spouses.

Friends may call at the Morgan Funeral Home, in Reedsville, from noon – 6 p.m. on Sunday July 1, and at the Community Presbyterian Church of Arthurdale from 10 – 11 a.m. on   Monday, July 15, with the  funeral services to follow with the  Rev. Steven Lightner officiating.  Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens, Kingwood, WV.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests that memorials be made to the Community Presbyterian Church of Arthurdale—P. O. Box 830, Arthurdale, WV 26520 or to WV Caring P.O. Box 760, Arthurdale, WV 26520.


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