Raol Anderson “Ray” Wolf, 82, interpreter with Historic Jamestown for 10 years

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Raol Anderson "Ray" Wolf
Raol Anderson “Ray” Wolf

Raol Anderson “Ray” Wolf passed away peacefully Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016, at the age of 82. He was born in Danbury, Conn.

He was predeceased by his mother, Doris A. Arndt; and his Godparents, Ann and Sylvester Wolf.

Ray graduated with a B.A. from the University of Connecticut, an M.A. from the University of Michigan, with advanced studies at Fairfield University in Connecticut. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha fraternity. Ray served in the U.S. Army from 1958 to 1964 during the Cold War.

Employed by the Stamford Public School System, Ray taught history in Rippowam and West Hill High Schools. He also was a debate coach and National Honor Society adviser.

Ray served as president of Call-A-Ride in Greenwich, deacon and elder at the Presbyterian Church of Old Greenwich and vestryman at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church in Williamsburg. He enjoyed serving as an interpreter in Historic Jamestown for 10 years. He was a fervent fresh and salt water fisherman who especially loved fly fishing. He enjoyed gardening and was an avid St. Louis Cardinal baseball fan.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Anna S. Wolf; two beloved sons, R. Andrew Wolf, and his wife, Violet (Bell), and Eric Lorin Wolf, and his wife, Kristin (Schuster); and granddaughter Evie Kassandra Wolf.

A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 7, 2017, at St. Martin’s Episcopal Church, 1333 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be sent to Friends of Williamsburg Regional Library, 7770 Croaker Road, Williamsburg, VA 23188; or Jamestown Rediscovery Foundation, 1368 Colonial Parkway, Jamestown, VA 23081.

Online condolences may be offered at www.nelsencares.com.