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William E. Wolford

May 20, 1939 January 13, 2023
William E. Wolford
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Wolford, William E. “Bill” – 83 of Portage, passed away on January 13, 2023 in Ebensburg. He was born on May 20, 1939 in Johnstown. Bill was the son of Eugene and Eleanor (Repine) Wolford. He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife: Anna L. (Walwro) Wolford and his sisters: Betty Law and Freda Gilliland.

Bill is survived by his children: Brian Wolford and wife Therese (Tomaselli), Rob Wolford and wife Deborah (Secriskey) and Lori wife of Henry Harrsion, All of Portage. He is also survived by his grandchildren: Sarah wife of Nathan Youngblood, Benjamin Wolford and wife Cassidy, Alex Wolford and partner Natalie Novak, Richard Wolford, Jonathan Wolford, Devon Harrison and fiance’ Amanda Kulback, Kirstin wife of Adam Rocker, Bradley Rosemas and Tori Harrison and great grandchildren: Aiden and Sebastian Rocker, Lincoln Wolford and Beatrice Youngblood.  Bill was a retired employee of Bethlehem Steel. 

Family will receive friends from 4 to 8 PM on Monday, January 16, 2023 at the Matthew R. Decort Funeral Home & Cremation Services Inc. in Portage. Funeral Mass will be held on Tuesday, January 17, 2023 at 10 AM at Holy Family Catholic Church in Portage, Fr. Thomas Stabile, Celebrant. Committal will be private to the immediate family. The Wolford Family would like to thank Davita Dialysis of Ebensburg for the care that they had given to Bill.  On-line condolences may be made at

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4:00 PM 1/16/2023 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 1/16/2023 8:00:00 PM
Decort Funeral Home

532 Main Street
Portage, PA 15946

Decort Funeral Home
532 Main Street Portage 15946 PA
United States





10:00 AM 1/17/2023 10:00:00 AM - 11:00 AM 1/17/2023 11:00:00 AM
Holy Family Catholic Church

509 Caldwell Avenue
Portage, PA 15946

Holy Family Catholic Church
509 Caldwell Avenue Portage 15946 PA
United States

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St. Mary Cemetery Final Resting Place

Cemetery Road
Portage, PA 15946

Cemetery Road Portage 15946 PA
United States

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