Wolfe –James D. , of West Palm Beach, FL, formerly of Newton, on April 15, 2012 at age 54, after a long and courageous battle with cancer. Jim was the beloved son of Phyllis A. Wolfe and the late George M. Wolfe. In addition to his mother, Jim is survived by his sister and brother-in-law, Jessica Wolfe and Tom Bloch of Wellesley, and his brother, Andy Wolfe of Atlanta, GA. He was a devoted uncle to his two nieces, Alison Wolfe Bloch and Margot Wolfe Bloch of San Francisco, CA, and enjoyed wonderful times with his aunts, uncles and many cousins. After graduating from Noble and Greenough and Carnegie-Mellon, Jim enjoyed a series of varied careers in banking, financial analysis, gemology and information technology spanning over 30 years. Jim made friends wherever he went, and will always be remembered for his vast intellectual curiosity, his highly-developed sense of humor, and his concern for others, especially dogs.
A graveside service will be held at Sharon Memorial Park, 120 Canton St., Sharon, on Wednesday, April 18, 2012 at 11:45 AM. Memorial observance will be at the home of his sister on Wednesday following the service until 7:30 PM. In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be donated to the American Cancer Society (www.cancer.org) or the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (www.aspca.org).