Eric J. Wolfe
Delray Beach, FL – Eric J. Wolfe, 40 of Delray Beach, FL formerly of Virden, IL passed away Saturday August 20, 2016 at Delray Medical Center in Delray Beach, FL.
Eric was born May 8, 1976 in Springfield, IL a son to Robert J. and Roberta M. (Bolton) Wolfe. He was a 1994 graduate of Virden High School where he was very active in sports. Eric attended Monmouth College for 3 ½ years and transferred to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy in Kings Point, NY where he graduated in 2002. After graduation Eric worked for National Steel and Shipbuilding Co, and for Maersk Line Limited as Third Mate, Deck Dept. on the USNS Victorious and M/V Pfc. William B. Baugh prior to being honorably discharged from the merchant marine.
Surviving Eric is his mother, Roberta M. Wolfe of Virden, IL, grandmother, Mary Lou Ersery of Virden, IL, sister, Carmen J. (Shane) Bishop of Virden, IL, uncle and aunt Gary and Anita Wolfe of Fountain Hills, AZ, nephew, Andrew Wolfe and niece, Savannah Bishop both of Virden, IL, cousins, Alicia and Amanda Wolfe and several additional aunts, uncles and cousins. Preceding in death was his father Robert J. Wolfe.
Cremation rites will be accorded and a Celebration of Life Gathering will be from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. Saturday August 27, 2016 at Calvert & Ferry Funeral Home Virden, IL with Celebration of Life services at 5:00 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Stephen Gocking officiating. Memorials may be made to North Mac Sports Boosters. Burial of ashes will be at a later date. Please visit www.calvert-ferryfuneralhomes.com to leave a comment for the family.