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Mary Joan (Bonner) Wolfe

June 22, 2020


Mary “Joan” Bonner Wolfe, 93, of Wake Forest, NC, formerly of Metropolis, IL, died Monday, June 22, 2020.

Funeral mass will be held at 10 am on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Metropolis with Father Michael Mujule officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Carmel Cemetery in Paducah, KY.

Joan was a graduate of St. Mary’s Academy of Paducah, KY and retired from the Metropolis City Water and Light Departments. She was a member of the American Quilters Guild and a parishioner of St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church in Metropolis, IL.

Joan is survived by one son, Marvin C. Wolfe and wife Jeanne of Frankfort, KY; two daughters, Betty McGrannahan and husband Buster of Lexington, KY and Lisa Ann Ward and husband Kendall of Wake Forest, NC; seven grandchildren, Michelle C. Wolfe, Brian McGrannahan (Katee), Stuart McGrannahan (Rebecca), Mitchell R. Ward, Jackson A. Ward, Adam K. Ward and Mary Elizabeth Ward; one great granddaughter, Elsie McGrannahan.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband of 50 years, Marvin C. Wolfe; brother, Courtney Bonner Jr. and sister, Margery Smith.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorials be given in Joan’s name to St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church, 315 E. 3rd Street, Metropolis, IL 62960, or Parkinson’s Foundation 200 SE 1st Street Suite 800, Miami, FL, 33131 or at www.parkinson.org.  Online condolences may be left at www.aikinsfarmer-millerfh.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Miller-Loftus-McManus Funeral Home in Metropolis, IL.


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Funeral Mass
July 9, 2020

10:00 AM
St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church (Metropolis)


St. Rose of Lima Catholic Church
315 East 3rd Street, Metropolis IL 62960

Parkinson's Foundation
200 SE 1st Street Suite 800, Miami FL 33131
Web: http://www.parkinson.org

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