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John Wolf, Jr.

April 13, 1945 ~ March 22, 2020 (age 74)


John Wolf, Jr. “Dee Jay Wolfie”, 74, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020, in Clara Maass Medical Center, Belleville, NJ.

Born in Newark, NJ, Mr. Wolf lived in Kearny, NJ for the last 37 years.

He served in the United States Army from 1964 until 1966.

John was a Mechanical Supervisor for New Jersey Transit Rail for 37 years before his retirement in 2005.

Mr. Wolf was a 29-year member of the Knights of Columbus Queen of Peace Council #3428 and a 27-year member of the Msgr. Peter B. O’Connor Assembly #1543 both of North Arlington, NJ. and the Bergen County Knights of Columbus Federation & Chapter. John would present each year a $100.00 gift card to the family that welcomed the first baby in Clara Maass Medical Center in Belleville, NJ on Columbus Day, October 12. He was also a member of the American Legion Post No. 139 in Lyndhurst, NJ,   B.P.O.E. Lodge 1050, Kearny and the Disabled American Veterans, Chapter 22, Belleville, NJ. He also volunteered at HANDS of North Arlington.

As “Dee Jay Wolfie” he played music for the summer concert series in Lyndhurst and North Arlington.

John is survived by his wife, Joyce (nee More) Wolf; siblings, Janet Holder and Frank Wolf and several nieces and nephews.

Due to the restrictions placed on occupancy in public spaces throughout the country in the ongoing efforts to limit the spread of the Coronavirus (COVID-19), John’s funeral arrangements are private.

It is the family’s hope to schedule John’s Memorial Funeral Mass at St. Stephen's Church, Kearny in conjunction with the Knights of Columbus Queen of Peace Council # 3428 service and Military Honors on September 20, 2020.

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