Sept. 21, 2022 Teresa Wolfe went home and was with her “love of my life” To Edward Wolfe and peace in the arms of the Lord. She died at the age of 95 at her summer home, Patty and Thomas’s Amell home, while her daughters Patty and Sheila helped her on her final journey.
Teresa was born in Tupper Lake on November 9, 1926. She was the daughter of Soloman and Ella (Rabounty) Bashant. She grew up and graduated from Tupperlake High School.
Teresa married Edward Wolfe on September 27, 1948. Together they celebrated her 61 years. Edward passed her away in August 2009. She has three children of her own. Douglas Wolfe (Tina), son of Palmetto, FL; Patty (Tom) Amell, Jensen Beach, FL (winter); two daughters Patty (Tom) Amell, Lake Tupper (summer); Sheila (James), Lake Tupper Larkin. She has her 18 grandchildren and her 23 great-grandchildren.
Teresa was a homemaker and Ed’s partner in developing the Downtown Trailer Park. She was an active member of the Church of the Holy Name. She was a member of the Holy Anthropology, a long-time Catechism teacher, and a member of the choir. Her faith was strong and grew throughout her life, giving her courage through the many trials of her life, especially in her final days.
Teresa lived on Washington Street until she got married. After a brief stay with their respective parents, they lived on Main Street for most of their lives.After the children grew up, Florida became their winter home. In 1981, they sold their large house and moved into the camp on Paskungame Road. After Ed’s death, she moved in with Sheila and Jim in 2012 after spending her three years in the Woodlands. In her last two years, she spent her summers with Patty and Tom.
Theresa loved her grandchildren. I was looking forward to staying at Gram and Gramp’s house. Over the years they have visited them in Florida every spring. Her great-grandchildren came and brought more joy and kept her involved as she got older.Teresa was active in all her sports during her high school years, including Winter She was an avid ice skater who performed at carnivals. She started her skiing downhill and finally started playing golf. She performed well and was on the women’s travel team.
Teresa had seven dead brothers. Gordon, Norman, Lester, Howard, Kenny, Roland, Floyd, and her three sisters. Dorothy (Chichester), Myrtle and Marion. Call hours are Wednesday, September 28th at the Frary Funeral Home from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm, followed by a Christian Mass at St. Alphonsus Holy Name Church at 1:00 pm, followed by Graves are held at Holy Name Cemetery.
Donations in her name can be made to St. Alfonso Sacred Name Church or High Peaks Hospice.