Arlene Wolfram, died in her home surrounded by her loving family on Saturday, February 7, 2015 following a brief battle with cancer. She was 90 at the time of her death.
Arlene was born in Reading, Pennsylvania in 1924 where she lived until joining the Army Nurses Corp. During her term with the Army she met her future husband Kenneth Wolfram. Arlene and Ken married in 1949. Both Arlene and Ken enjoyed the military lifestyle and were stationed in Alaska, Georgia, Japan, and New Jersey. They had two children, Tweenar and Sheryl and moved to Port Charlotte in 1959 when Ken retired from the U.S. Army.
Arlene loved living in Port Charlotte. Her life was filled with many lifelong friendships and service to the people in the community. She was loved by many of her neighbors in her long time home on Conway Blvd and was frequently seen walking her dogs in the neighborhood always having a smile and a kind word for people who she saw.
Arlene enjoyed a passion for bridge and was member of the Charlotte Harbor Yacht Club and the Port Charlotte Cultural Center. It was not uncommon to see her name listed as one of the top winners of bridge games in the Charlotte Herald.
Arlene is survived by her two daughters Tweenar (Robert) Chapman of Port Charlotte, and Sheryl Bent of Orlando, FL; four grandchildren, Nicholas (Amy) Reynolds, Kellie (George) Nesov, Michael (Heather) Bent, and Robert Chapman; and three great grandchildren, Martin, Madeline, and Max Nesov. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband Kenneth, in August of 2004.
A private inurnment for Arlene will be held at Florida National Cemetery in Bushnell, Florida, where she will be inurned with her husband. No services will be held at this time.
The family requests donations to Tidewell Hospice Philanthropy Department, or the American Cancer Society online or, 992 Tamiami Trail, Port Charlotte, FL 33953 in lieu of flowers.
Arrangements are by Roberson Funeral Homes & Crematory Port Charlotte Chapel.