Clifford Anthony Wolf
Clifford Anthony Wolf, 84, passed away Saturday, October 12, 2019 at his home in Cape Coral, Florida. Cliff was born December 6, 1934 to Clifford W. and Margaret Wolf in Cincinnati, Ohio, the fourth of five children.
He graduated from Norwood High School in 1952. In 1953, Cliff, along with his mother and brother Jack moved to Hollywood, Florida for a short time in anticipation of his father’s retirement. While in Hollywood he worked at Carl’s Supermarket, and lived next door to Joye Murchison, the lady who ghost wrote the Wonder Woman comic strip for William Holden Marston, the character’s creator. A year later they returned to Norwood, Ohio where he took on a job at the General Motors plant. Cliff enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in February 1955 and was stationed at Chanute AFB, Illinois. In November 1956, he married Mary Kathryn Young Wilmoth and started his family. He was honorably discharged from the service on January 31, 1959, and returned to his job at General Motors, retiring on January 2, 1987. Around 1989, Cliff moved to Cape Coral, Florida, and in 1990 took a job at Lee Memorial Hospital in Fort Myers, Florida until deciding to stop work in 2013. Cliff was a very sociable person and a great conversationalist. He was a member of the Masonic lodge in Norwood, as well as the Scottish Rite, Valley of Cincinnati and a former member of the Syrian Shriners in Cincinnati.
Cliff is survived by his fiancé, Janina Bakun; step-daughter Jacqueline (Wayne) Cinnamon; grandchildren, Clifford Gill, Angela Johnson, Robert Wilmoth, Vanessa Cowan, Ashley Pence, Brittney Kirschner and Jason Miller; 18 great grandchildren, 6 great-great grandchildren; sisters, Marilyn Henderson and Dorothy Lovett; and numerous nieces and nephews, who all knew him as Uncle Tom.
Cliff was preceded in death by his parents, Clifford W. and Margaret K. (nee Niederlander) Wolf: his sister, Margie Smith; brother, John Wolf; his son David Wolf, stepson Gregory Wilmoth and daughters Diana Pence and Kathryn Wolf; granddaughters Amy Wilmoth and Rachael Pence.
A Memorial Service will be held on the anniversary of Cliff’s birthday, Friday, December 6, 2019 at Sarasota National Cemetery in Sarasota, Florida.
Mullins Memorial Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cape Coral, is entrusted with final care.