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John Edward Wolff

July 23, 1942 ~ September 20, 2023 (age 81) 81 Years Old

John Wolff Obituary

John Edward Wolff, age 81, of Osceola, passed away Wednesday morning at Woodland Manor in Elkhart, IN.  Early in his career, John worked for Adams Westlake in Elkhart and retired from Mishawaka Utilities as a Wellhead Protection Coordinator after 20 years of service.  John was born on July 23, 1942 to the late Marius and Retha (Martin) Wolff and lived most of his life in this area.  On November 2, 1962, at the Cedar Road Missionary Church, he married Antoinette “Tony” Barone who preceded him in death.  John graduated from Mishawaka High School class of 1960.

Survivors include a daughter, Paula Bongiovanni of Mishawaka, a son, Scott (Dianne) Wolff of Indianapolis, three grandchildren, one great granddaughter, two nephews, and a brother, Michael (Karen) Wolff of Osceola.  A grandson preceded John in death. 

Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 26th at the Palmer Funeral Home – River Park, 2528 Mishawaka Ave., South Bend, IN  46615.  Pastor Chris Rowe from Apostolic Temple will officiate.  Friends may visit with the family from 11:00 a.m. until time of service on Tuesday.  Burial will follow at the Olive Cemetery. 

Contributions in memory of John Edward Wolff may be made to Center for Hospice, 501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka, IN  46545.  Online condolences may be sent through 

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September 26, 2023

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - River Park
2528 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, IN 46615

Funeral Service
September 26, 2023

1:00 PM
Palmer Funeral Home - River Park
2528 Mishawaka Avenue
South Bend, IN 46615


Center for Hospice/Hospice Foundation
501 Comfort Place, Mishawaka IN 46545
Tel: 1-574-243-3100


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