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Wolfe; Lawrence Edward

Posted By Obits On January 23, 2021 @ 3:09 pm In Obituaries | 50 Comments

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Wolfe – Lawrence Edward, of Milton, Queens County, passed away peacefully on Friday, January 22, 2021, in Queens General Hospital, Liverpool at the age of 89, two months shy of his 90th birthday.

Born in Liverpool, he was a son of the late Harvey and Mary (Baker) Wolfe.

Lawrence worked many jobs over the years. In his younger days he worked at the Halifax shipyards and sailed on the Vineland, which often docked in Florida. He was also self employed in the forest industry in his earlier years, he also worked as an engineer for Mersey Seafoods, owned a successful well ring business and also managed the local Irving Station in Liverpool for a number of years, retiring at the age of 60 in the early 1990’s. He was an avid outdoorsmen and enjoyed snowmobiling, camping, clamming and he loved hunting with his sons. Lawrence was an animal lover and raised farm animals for many years. In his spare time he enjoyed a good game of crib. Lawrence was a hard worker, providing for all of his 8 children. Above all else, he was most passionate about his family and spending time with them.

He is survived by his 2nd wife, Shirley Anne Wolfe; daughters, Elizabeth “Betty” Frison of Milton, Joan (Jeff) Frontiera of Warrens, Missouri; sons, Harvey (Jeanine) of Halifax, Richard “Rick” (Donna) of Milton, William “Bill” (Diane) of Liverpool, Stephen (Wanda) of Kentville, Frank (Brenda) of Edmonton, Alberta and George of Midville Branch; 16 grandchildren; 10 great grandchildren with 2 on the way; brother, Douglas (Jeanette) of Caledonia; first cousin, Doris Pyke of Dartmouth.

He was predeceased by his first wife, Shirley Rebecca; sister, Sylvia Collins; grandson Richard J. Wolfe “Little Ricky” and a daughter in law, Sandra Ann Wolfe.

A funeral service will be held Tuesday, January 26th at 11:00 a.m. at Chandlers’ Funeral Home in Liverpool. Pastor Stephen Baker officiating. There will be a live webcast starting at 10:55 a.m. through the funeral home website at chandlersfuneral.com and the recorded service will also be available online through the website approximately four hours after the service. Due to COVID-19 (as Lawrence would say “The 19”) protocols, there is limited seating available. Family and close friends will be given priority and masks are mandatory. Family flowers only, donations may be made to the Queens general Hospital Foundation. To share memories and condolences, please visit www.chandlersfuneral.com

The family would like to send out a special thank you to Home Care, the Nurses on the medical floor of Queens General Hospital and also to Dr. Gary Ernest.

Please click on the following Link to view a recording of Lawrence’s funeral service https://play.webvideocore.net/popplayer.php?it=3uedf3a2vlic&is_link=1&w=720&h=405&pause=1&title=Recording #cfr5zepivs0k (Jan 26, 2021 08:32:01)&skin=3&repeat=&brandNW=1&start_volume=100&bg_gradient1=%23ffffff&bg_gradient2=%23e0e0e0&fullscreen=1&fs_mode=2&skinAlpha=50&colorBase=%23250864&colorIcon=&colorHighlight=%237f54f8&direct=false&no_ctrl=&auto_hide=1&viewers_limit=0&cc_position=bottom&cc_positionOffset=70&cc_multiplier=0.03&cc_textColor=%23ffffff&cc_textOutlineColor=%23ffffff&cc_bkgColor=%23000000&cc_bkgAlpha=0.1&image=https://static1.webvideocore.net/i/stores/2/items/bg/8/86/8635742cca0bc2fbac5cfcc5b2b31636.jpg&mainBg_Color=%23ffffff&aspect_ratio=16%3A9&play_button=true&play_button_style=pulsing&sleek_player=0&stretch=0

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Condolence from Ray & Evey Wolfe on January 23rd, 2021 4:05 pm

So sorry to hear about Lawrence. Will sure miss not seeing him across the street. Our condolences to all the family.

Condolence from Ron & Barb Campbell on January 23rd, 2021 4:48 pm

George and Family,

We are sorry to hear of Lawrence’s passing.
Please accept our sincere condolences.

Condolence from Irving Whynot on January 23rd, 2021 5:00 pm

So sorry for your loss. I knew Lawrence for many years . He will be missed by many. RIP

Condolence from Dennis White on January 23rd, 2021 5:10 pm

Wonderful man to chat with back in the Irving days ..always had a joke or two .Best Wishes .

Condolence from David whynott of mersey point on January 23rd, 2021 5:17 pm

Condolences to all of Lawrence’s family. He was always an interesting guy to talk with when meet. Bless you all at this sad time.

Condolence from Lorraine MacGowan on January 23rd, 2021 5:49 pm

Ricky, Billy and all the family, I am sorry to hear of the passing of your Dad. He was a very busy man in his younger days and gave you all the gift of his love and strong work ethic. My condolences as you go through this difficult loss.

Condolence from Susan M MacLeod on January 23rd, 2021 5:50 pm

To Lawrence’s Family

I am so to hear about Lawrence’s passing. My Sincere condolences.

Susan MacLeod

Condolence from Members & Adherents of the Milton Baptist Church on January 23rd, 2021 6:15 pm

Rick, Donna and all Lawrence’s family, On behalf of the Milton Baptist Church, we were so sorry to hear of the passing of your dear loved one, Lawrence. Our prayers and thoughts are extended to you. Lawrence was a very kind-hearted soul and we always enjoyed talking with him. May you find comfort remembering all the wonderful times you shared together. May God comfort you in your time of sorrow and in the days ahead. Love and sincere condolences to you all.

Condolence from Dawn Hanley on January 23rd, 2021 6:25 pm

RIP Lawrence. You almost made it to your birthday. I sure will miss your stories, and your playing of the guitar and singing. Hugs to the family.

Condolence from Darren Horton on January 23rd, 2021 6:28 pm

my sincere condolences to the entire family. Another West Caledonia (Boyal Rd.) hunter now in heaven.

Condolence from Anne Conrad on January 23rd, 2021 6:48 pm

Betty, Ricky and Bill

So sorry to hear of your dad’s passing!! Thinking of you all and your family!!

Anne and Darrell

Condolence from Vernon & Joyce Hawkes on January 23rd, 2021 6:52 pm

Our Condolences to Douglas, Jeanette and all the family. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Marina Foley on January 23rd, 2021 7:44 pm

To Lawrence’s family.

I was saddened to hear of Lawrence’s passing. I always loved to hear all his life stories he would tell me during our visits with home care. He was greatly missed while in hospital , and he will be forever missed by his passing.

Condolence from Blaine schrader on January 23rd, 2021 7:45 pm

Sorry for your loss

Condolence from Betty Watters on January 23rd, 2021 8:13 pm

I had the honor and pleasure of meeting Lawrence over the years here in Sackville and when visiting Ricky and Donna in Liverpool. He was always laughing and ready to tell you a story . In later years he loved his Sunday meals with Ricky , Donna and some Family .Rest easy dear Lawrence ,the Angles are waiting for you . Ryan and myself are thinking of you and your Family and many Friends at this sad time . Sending love to all of you .

Condolence from Ruth Anne Zwicker & Kevin Cole on January 23rd, 2021 10:16 pm


So sorry to hear of your father’s passing. We are thinking of you. Take care.

Condolence from Billy Joudrey on January 23rd, 2021 10:48 pm

So sorry to hear of Lawrence’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Vina Moses on January 23rd, 2021 11:22 pm

So sorry to read this news. Remember his wry sense of humour. Condolences to his family and friends.

Condolence from Murray Crouse on January 24th, 2021 9:34 am

I would first like to convey my condolences to the Wolfe family at the loss of their Father. I grew up on what was called at the time Moose Hill Rd, just a short walk up the road from the Wolfe homestead. I remember going down to their place as a kid to hang around with Frank who is my age. At the time they lived in a small white house, and there was always something going on, whether it was looking after the live stock or other things that kept the family moving. I remember Lawrence as a man that was always working at something, cattle, well rings, the garage, always on the go. Lawrence always had his boys doing something, he instilled a strong work ethic in his sons which I think gave them the drive to do what they wanted in their lives.
My heart felt prayers go out to all in the Wolfe family, Moose Hill Rd is missing one of its strongest sons.

Condolence from Peggy and Richard Hatt on January 24th, 2021 9:54 am

Richard and I would like to extend our heartfelt condolences to Lawrence’s family ,. Sincerely Peggy and Richard

Condolence from Gordon Eisnor on January 24th, 2021 10:09 am

To Lawrence’s family: My sincere condolences to all the family.

Condolence from R.K. Mackinnon on January 24th, 2021 10:33 am

I am very sorry to hear of your dad’s passing; I first met Lawrence when he was working in the woods and always enjoyed his friendliness and work ethic. My thoughts are with all the family.

Condolence from The Norman Family on January 24th, 2021 11:11 am

Sincere condolences to Stephen and family. May your memories keep him with you forever.

Condolence from Bruce Theriau on January 24th, 2021 11:38 am

To The Wolfe Family

So sorry to hear of your Dad’s passing. My thoughts are with you all.

Condolence from Doris Grant -Ethier on January 24th, 2021 12:05 pm

Sending bmy deepest sympathy to the Wolf family’s spent alot of my growing up years at your mom and dad’s place two great people sending hugs and prayers to you all.

Condolence from Shelley Boens on January 24th, 2021 12:37 pm

To the Wolfe family: Sorry to hear about Lawrences passing. I remember hanging out with a lot of you kids as a teenager. Keep his memories alive and close to your hearts. Its never easy losing a parent or anybody. Stay positive. Sending hugs your way.

Condolence from David and Bonnie Hatt on January 24th, 2021 7:39 pm

Sending our deepest sympathy to the Wolfe family.Our thoughts are with you all.

Condolence from Allan and Beth LaRocque on January 24th, 2021 9:11 pm

To Bill and Family,

We are very sorry to hear of Mr. Wolfe’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Condolence from Barbara Burns on January 24th, 2021 9:16 pm

Bill, Diane and Family,
Sincere sympathy to you and your family on the loss of your Dad.

Condolence from Wayne and Pam Westhaver on January 25th, 2021 8:32 am

so sorry to here this

Condolence from Gail &Robbie Whynot on January 25th, 2021 8:37 am

Betty and family
Sorry to hear of your dads passing. Our thoughts are with you during this sad time.

Condolence from Brian and Phyllis on January 25th, 2021 9:53 am

Rick, Donna, Bill and family – Please accept our sincere condolences on the passing of your father. May the wonderful memories you have bring comfort to you in the days ahead.

Brian and Phyllis Manthorne

Condolence from Hugh minard on January 25th, 2021 10:05 am

To the Wolfe family.
Sorry to hear of your dads passing. Your memories of him will keep you strong

Karen and Hugh Minard

Condolence from David F. Large, M.D. on January 25th, 2021 11:25 am

To the family,

I remember Lawrence as a strong, independent character, as a thinker and a hard worker. We always enjoyed our encounters whenever we had to meet in times of illness or injury, usually around a good story. Our sympathy is extended to his family. His was a life well lived.


Condolence from Darren Whynot & Lisa Tarr on January 25th, 2021 12:44 pm

To all the family we are sorry for your loss R.I.P Lawrence

Condolence from Timothy and Colleen Roy and June MacDonald on January 25th, 2021 1:09 pm

To Lawrence’s family;
Our thoughts and prayers are with you all at this sad time. Take comfort by sharing your memories with your loved ones and friends .Your Dad is at peace knowing he has such a wonderful family.

Condolence from Gerry & Paulette Mehlman on January 25th, 2021 1:42 pm

Our sincere condolences to Lawrence’s family. May he rest in peace..

Condolence from Bev Pettersen on January 25th, 2021 2:07 pm

Betty and Family,

I’m very sorry to hear about your dad. I was always amazed at how he crafted those imposing well rings. What an entrepreneur he was! May your memories of a life well lived provide much comfort and give many smiles during family get-togethers.. Hugs to you all.

Condolence from Bob and Karen Barnes on January 25th, 2021 6:13 pm

Our sincere condolences to all of Lawrence’s family on his passing. He was certainly blessed with a long life and a loving family. Our thoughts and prayers will be with you in the coming days.

Condolence from Elizabeth Boland on January 26th, 2021 8:11 am

Betty, Bill, and families. Sorry to read about your Dad’s passing. I really didn’t know him but have heard he had a great sense of humor. Thinking of you all at this difficult time.

Liz and Nelson

Condolence from Sadie Huskins on January 26th, 2021 10:43 am

Doug and Jeanette… so sorry to hear of the passing of your brother,Doug..Sending prayers and sympathy at this difficult time.

Condolence from Murray and Donna Rolfe on January 26th, 2021 12:46 pm

Our condolence to all The Wolfe Family.

Condolence from Philip& Holly Smith on January 26th, 2021 6:32 pm

Betty and Family,
I was saddened to read of your Dad’s recent passing. He sure was a busy man throughout his life and so very dedicated to his family. He has earned his rest. Thinking of you all as you say goodbye.
Holly (Lewis) Smith

Condolence from Christine Hirtle on January 26th, 2021 6:52 pm

Dear Billy and family

I am so sorry to learn of your Dad’s passing. Please accept my sincere sympathy. Cherish your great memories.

Condolence from Peter Young & Sharon White on January 26th, 2021 8:48 pm

To the entire Wolfe family,we’re sorry to hear about Lawrence’s passing.May you keep all those happy moments close to your heart.RIP Lawrence.

Condolence from Mike Conrad on January 26th, 2021 11:27 pm

So very sorry to learn of Lawrence’s passing, and deepest condolences to the family. I have many memories of Lawrence, as he and Dad were pals and coworkers for many years.
May you all find comfort in the company of loved ones and peace and joy in the countless find memories you most certainly have.
A man of solid character for sure.
RIP Lawrence.

Condolence from Tiffany Burns-Langley on January 28th, 2021 11:43 am

Billy and Family,

Scott and I were saddened to hear of your Dad’s passing, our deepest condolences. Keep your memories close and remember all the good times. Our thoughts are with you all.

Tiffany and Scott

Condolence from Sue Sheppard-Jackman on January 28th, 2021 9:44 pm

Dear Bill and family:

Your dad was a very kind person. He will be missed. I’ll remember his warm smile and blueberry bushes.

Sue Sheppard-Jackman

Condolence from Ken Mosher on January 30th, 2021 9:49 am

Bill ,Rick, and Family

Sorry to read of Lawrence’s passing. Sincere condolences to the family.

Ken Mosher and Shirley Frank

Condolence from Peter Fountain on January 30th, 2021 10:03 pm

Sorry to read of your father’s passing.
Peter &Janet Fountain

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