Vaughn Wolf Obituary, Death – Vaughn Arthur Wolf, age 79, of Selinsgrove, Pennsylvania, passed away on Thursday, May 9, 2019, and is now with his heavenly family. He was the son of Arthur E. Wolf and S. Mae (Beaver) Wolf, both of whom passed away before his birth on June 12, 1939 in Port Trevorton. On June 20, 1964, he wed a woman whose maiden name was Sandra J. Dietz. She is the one who is still living. His departure brings an end to a marriage that had lasted for 54 years.
Vaughn attended Selinsgrove Area High School, where he was a member of the football and baseball teams. He graduated from that school. After receiving his diploma, Vaughn decided to enlist in the Navy. After that, he continued his education at Susquehanna University, where he earned his bachelor’s degree in psychology as an undergraduate. He was a member of the Syracuse University football team and played for head coach Garrett. After that, he continued his studies by earning a master’s degree in teaching from Penn State University.
Vaughn’s passion was football, but he was also a formidable opponent in baseball and softball, two sports that he played regularly. The term “Bleacher Reacher” was given to the bat that he used by his teammates. Vaughn served the Selinsgrove Center for a total of thirty years, the last ten of which were spent in the capacity of psychologist and unit manager before taking retirement. He wanted to have more time to spend fishing, golfing, and being a member of the Shade Mountain Golf Course, so he decided to retire from his job.
In addition to being a member of Witmer’s United Methodist Church in Port Trevorton, he served as a teacher at the church’s Sunday school, led the congregation in devotions, and was a Bible school instructor during the summer. In addition to his wife, Vaughn is survived by one son and daughter-in-law, Douglas E. and Margaret (Ticknor) Wolf of Mars; one daughter, Karen E. Wolf of Selinsgrove; two grandsons, Logan and Graeme Wolf of Mars; two brothers and sisters-in-law, Ronald and Barbara Wolf of Port Trevorton and Keith and Linda Wolf of Selinsgrove; and a large number of nieces, nephews, aunts, uncles, and wonderful friends
His two sisters, Yvonne Mull and Regina Robbins, passed away before him in addition to his parents. His parents passed away first. On Saturday, May 18, from 3 to 4 p.m., guests are welcome to pay their respects at Witmer’s United Methodist Church, located at 350 Witmer Road in Port Trevorton. This will be followed by a memorial service with military honors, which will be officiated by Pastor Ruth Liples.