Martha M. Wolfe

May 28, 1929 - November 27, 2011
Martha M. Wolfe


Martha M. Wolfe 82, of Wilmington passed away Sunday November 27, 2011 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

Jo was born in Wilmington on May 28, 1929 the daughter of the late George and Nellie Watson McPherson. She was lucky to have spent her early years growing up in Carolina Beach.

She was the widow of Paul P. Wolfe, Sr., and was also preceded in death by her children Martha J. Wolfe, Barry L. Wolfe, Paul “Zeke” Wolfe, Jr., and Frank J. Wolfe.

Surviving are Gale W. Greene and husband Tom of Boone, Susan W. Stevenson, Sandra W. Rhodes and husband Wayne of Wilmington, eleven grandchildren, four great grandchildren, and a number of nieces, nephews, and friends.

Her passion in life was her family and she loved telling and retelling stories of family events. She was a wonderful mother and matriarch to her family.

A graveside funeral service will be conducted 2:00 PM Tuesday, November 29, 2011 at Oleander Memorial Gardens. The Reverend John Stamey will officiate the service.

The family is grateful for the wonderful care she received from her doctor Leo Warshauer as well as the staff at NHRMC and the staff at Lower Cape Fear Hospice.

May she find comfort and joy in God’s loving arms.

Memorials may be directed to Lower Cape Fear Hospice 1414 Physicians Drive Wilmington, NC 28401.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation, 1535 S. 41st Street, Wilmington NC 28403. 910.791.9099


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  • November 28, 2011
    Jenny Smith Robichaux says:
    Susan, so very sorry to read about the loss of your Mom. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Blessings to you and your family.

  • November 28, 2011
    Doug and Carolyn says:
    Gale, Susan, Sandi and family Our thoughts and prayers are with you. Jo will be missed. We have all had some good times together.Take care and hope to see you soon. Love you all Doug and Carolyn

  • November 30, 2011
    Al Burlas says:
    Sypmpathy go's out to all of you.. Jo gave me life lasting memories and will be in my heart forever..Love to you all..Al