Salem, NH — Gertrude E. (Chadwick) Wolfe, 92, of Salem, N.H., died Friday, October 18, at her home. Gertrude was born in Salem and was a lifelong Salem resident and graduated from Woodbury High School in 1939. She was the daughter of the late Harriet (Cross) and Walter Chadwick. She was a member of the First Congregational Church and the Salem Art League. She was active in the Salem Board of Trade and President of the Windites, a Windham Women’s Club. Gertrude was proprietor of Gertrude E. Wolfe Real Estate which she operated for many years. Gertrude and Harold were instrumental in the founding of Lake Street Garden Center. She enjoyed boating, especially on Cobbett’s Pond, dancing, painting and playing bridge. Gertrude traveled extensively and spoke fluent Spanish. Gertrude was predeceased by her husband of 65 years, Harold Wolfe. She is survived by her twin sons, Frank Wolfe and his wife, Mary, and Charles Wolfe, all of Salem; her sister, Marion Winmill of Windham, N.H.; her three grandchildren, Timothy and his wife, Rebecca, of Salem, Melanie and her husband, Jeffrey Snyder, of Belgium and Thomas and his wife, Meghan, of San Francisco, Calif.; her four great-grandchildren, Ethan and Luke Wolfe and Zachary and Julia Snyder; and several nieces and nephews. The family wishes to thank her many caregivers for their devotion to Gertrude.
ARRANGEMENTS: Calling hours are on Friday, Oct. 25, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home, 214 Main Street, Salem, NH 03079. The Funeral Service will be Saturday, Oct. 26, at 10 a.m. at Douglas & Johnson Funeral Home. Cremation will follow. Memorial contributions in Gertrude’s name may be made to: First Congregation Church, 15 Lawrence Rd., Salem, NH 03079 or to the American Cancer Society, 2 Commerce Dr., Suite 110, Bedford, NH 03110. To send a message of condolence to the family, please visit the obituary at www.douglasandjohnson.com.