Alvin W. Wolf, 87, Akron, mechanic at Hollinger Mack for 40 years, WWII veteran

By on August 20, 2014

Alvin W. Wolf, 87, of Akron, passed away Tuesday, Aug.12, 2014, at his residence.

He was born in Lancaster County to the late Leroy and Beulah (Getz) Wolf and was the husband of Joyce Ann (Rabold) Wolf.

Alvin was a member of the Emmanuel United Methodist Church, Brownstown. He had worked for Hollinger Mack, Inc. for over 40 years as a mechanic. He served his country during WWII and was stationed at Fort Lewis, Washington.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by two sons: Douglas L. Wolf, Donald J. Wolf, husband of Amanda J. Reidenbach; a daughter: Deborah, wife of Lester Howe; a granddaughter: Michelle Graybill; two great-grandchildren: Cody Graybill and Tyler Heagy; and three siblings: Dot, Shirley and Bud.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three siblings: Robert, Leroy Jr. and Joanne.

A graveside service was held Aug 15 at the Brownstown Cemetery, with Rev. Len Calhoun officiating.

Arrangements by Stradling Funeral Homes, Inc., Akron/Ephrata. Online condolences can be given at

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