Robert Aaron Wolf
1937 ~ 2023
Robert Aaron (Bob) Wolf, 85, of Fort Myers, FL and Apple Valley, passed away April 21st in hospice near his home in Fort Myers, with his family and friends by his side.
Born in Paterson, NJ on May 28, 1937, he was the son of the late Harold Wolf and Lilian Weiss Wolf. Mr. Wolf was preceded in death by wives, Suzanne Wolf Dionne and Adrianne Kelfer Wolf; and brothers, Jack (Myra) and Martin. He is survived by his daughter, Deborah Wolf (Ken) Hawkinson of Lakeville, MN; grandchildren; Nicholas Hawkinson and Sarah Hawkinson; sister, Andrea Wolf (Jay) Kalish; and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Bob Wolf is a graduate of Fairlawn High School (NJ). He then enlisted in the US Air Force and attended Aviation Cadet Pilot Training. Upon successful completion, Bob was commissioned a Second Lieutenant and awarded silver wings in June 1959. While on active duty he was stationed in Goose Bay AB, Labrador, Canada; Keesler AFB, Biloxi, MS; Mather AFB, Sacramento, CA; and Elmendorf AFB, Anchorage, AK.
October 7, 1968, Bob was hired by Northwest Airlines and thereafter flew various crew positions on the B-707, B-727, B-747, B-757. After almost 30 years with NWA, Bob retired in Honolulu, HI in May 1997 as a Captain on the DC-10.
In retirement Bob enjoyed golfing, fishing, and meeting up with friends for cigars, scotch, and conversation about the latest political shenanigans.