Obituaries

Melody J. Wolfe

September 20, 1963 - March 24, 2015

Age 51, of Hurd St., Castile, passed away peacefully at the St. John the Baptist Hospice House in Buffalo.

She was born September 20, 1963 in Buffalo, daughter of Edward W. Wolfe of Arcade and the late Joyce R. Cook Wolfe. Melody was an avid reader and she was a fundraising coordinator for the ABC Bassett Hound Rescue, Inc. She also was a child care provider for many years; a vocation she thoroughly enjoyed.

Surviving, along with her father are her sister, Bonnie (Tom) Scott of Castile; her nephew, Nathan Thomas Lee Scott of Castile; her brothers, Edward W. (Christopher) Lopez-Wolfe of Buffalo, Michael T. Wolfe, Andrew J. Wolfe and Jeffrey K. (Nash) Wolfe all of Arcade.

There are no calling hours. Melody’s memorial service will be held Saturday, March 28 at 1 PM at Harmon-Watson Funeral Home, 35 N. Main St., Castile. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the St. John the Baptist Hospice House, 111 Maple St., Buffalo, NY 14204 or ABC Bassett Hound Rescue, Inc., PO Box 272, Buffalo, NY 14225.

Important Dates

March 28, 2015 : Memorial service for Melody J. Wolfe - 5:00 PM

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Apr 13.15 from Lourdes BAILEY Schmid:
In loving memory of Melody. sending our deepest condolences to her family. She will be dearly missed. There is a bright new star in the heavens ,an Angel n her name is Melody ♥

Apr 4.15 from Kym Sargent:
Melody you are so missed. Such a loving wonderful FOB sister. I will miss you and all your kindnesses. Love to you sweet one as you make your journey home to all those waiting for you.

Apr 2.15 from Tricia Kowerko:
In loving memory of Melody. It was an honor to be a fellow Fan of Barbaro with you. Melody, you made the world a better place, and that is a beautiful legacy. You made a difference in so many lives, human and four-legged. Gone too soon, but never to be forgotten by your grateful friends.

Mar 29.15 from Donna Schiener:
You were a great daughter and sister. Thank. You for being there when i needed you to assist with your dad. He will miss you horribly. God speed,Melody. You left this world way too soon.

Mar 28.15 from Kay Swyers:
Our prayers are with you and your family at this time.
Bill & Kay Swyers

Mar 28.15 from Nona:
My deepest sympathy to Melody's family and her extended family at ABC Basset rescue. I never met Melody but have many memories of her via knowing of her through a Race Horse, Barbaro.

Mar 28.15 from Alex Cole:
In loving memory of Melody, who worked with ABC basset rescue and was a babysitter. She was my babysitter from when I was 3 months old to when I was 10 years old. I love her and will miss her dearly. I have been sending messages to her through prayers. I love you.

Mar 27.15 from Lisa Leach:
In loving memory of Melody, who made a difference and helped save so many innocent souls. It was a joy knowing you through ABR. You are missed.

Mar 27.15 from Cheryl R. Sparks:
I never knew Melody personally. But got to know her thru rescue. She was a special lady. And will be missed by many. RIP Melody.

Mar 27.15 from Susan Hopkins:
Rest in Peace and Rise in Glory, dear Melody.

Mar 27.15 from Terri Czarski:
I was always remember and miss Melody. She is one of the kindest , sweetest people I have ever encountered. Countless people and animals consider her a friend. My thoughts are with all her family and friends and particularly with her nephew, Nathan, whom she adored.

Mar 27.15 from Christina M Bennett:
she will be dearly missed with all the help she has done for animals all through the united states prayers to her family and friends

Mar 27.15 from Kathy & Bob Nali:
Melody was taken from this earth much to soon and way to young. I guess her job here was done, although she will be forever missed. Its not Goodbye~~Just until we meet again

Mar 27.15 from Dianne Perry:
In this difficult time may you find comfort in all the wonderful things Melody did for her family and friends. It was an honor knowing Melody but our friendship was too short! My thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Mar 27.15 from Dené Coombs aka Nene:
My heart joins you Bonnie, and the rest of the family, in brokeness for the loss we have all endured. Melody was a remarkable friend I can only imagine she was an amazing sister. I know she loved all her family very very much as she spoke often of you all. My prayers for comfort are lifted for you all at this time of moarning and I moarn with you. Thank You Bonnie for taking such great pains in how you looked after her and kept us up to date with how she was coming along so we knew how to pray. Much Love and Blessings from a facebook and rescue friend of Melody's.
Dené (Nene Notgonnasay) ♥

Mar 27.15 from samantha:
Will always rember all she did for the animals she is a soul taken to soon

Mar 27.15 from Jo Seavy:
In loving memory of Melody. I will always remember her kindness, warmth, and compassion. Such a wonderful and beautiful heart. With deepest sympathies to everyone in Melody's family and to all who love her so. Until we meet again, dear Melody.

Mar 27.15 from Dana Grady:
The day you were called home broke many people's hearts. You were a Angel on earth and now in heaven. I will miss you always and forever my friend. Its not goodbye it until we meet again when my journey is complete. Much love to your family and my they feel the blanket of love from us all.

Mar 27.15 from Brenda Grimmett:
I so miss talking to you on the phone and your support for our rescue. I am honored to be your friend I will miss you and always remember you. Prayers and hugs for your family, Dottie and Chance.

Mar 27.15 from Carol:
Melody your heart was pure, when it came to the Bassets you loved and helped no matter what. I will always remember that. You did so very much for ABC. I know that you are with all of our Basset babies at the bridge and your Shadow. I know you ill take great care of them (((((Melody)))))

Mar 27.15 from Rosa Laura Valdez:
My dear friend Melody, it is my prayer that your family, your sister Bonnie Scott finds comfort in the love so many had for you and most importantly the love you had for so many others. Your commitment to the hounds and to your family and friends will always inspire. I will miss your texts, gentle nudging to buy from the rescue's latest fund raiser. You were my first basset friend. It is my hope that all your friends will honor you with continued friendships, support and love for your family, as well as love and rescue for our beloved Bassets. Your gentle soul and sweet spirit will stay with me till we meet again.
Please rub my Phoebe's belly for me and make sure she and Shadow play.
❤️🐾 Your friend, Rose

Mar 27.15 from Heather Cole:
Thank you for all you did for dogs in need. Melody, I will miss your friendship. Peace to you and prayers for your family.

Mar 26.15 from diane shepherd:
I will miss you melody, you are truly a special person.
you are now restored to good health, and with your mom, and your pets that have passed.
much love my friend.

Mar 26.15 from Forgotten Treasures Equine Rescue:
We will never forget all you did for use here. You will be greatly missed but NEVER forgotten my friend. I will miss our talks on the phone and your beautiful cards you would send for the horses. We'll be thinking of you often. Watch over all those wonderful horses that have left this earth, I know you will find much joy in that. HUGS!

Mar 26.15 from Fran Greene:
Melody, though we never met in person, we knew each other on the Barbaro Forum. You will be so missed by everyone on the Board for your good works for the animals, and your encouragement and support whenever one of us needed it. You were a very, very special woman and you are so loved.

Mar 26.15 from Tracy Reed:
Melody was such a special person. We bonded through a love of Dogs and wanting to fundraise to help those in need. . She was such a great support when my dog was really sick. We loved talking to one another. I am really going to miss you Melody.

Mar 26.15 from Sarah Comstock:
I am sorry to hear of yourloss. I always enjoyed working with melody. My prayers go out to all of you.

Mar 26.15 from Karin Brewer:
In loving memory of Melody who was full of kindness and compassion. The world is a poorer place for her passing.

Mar 26.15 from Carol McKenzie:
The impact you made on the rescue world won't be forgotten. We all aspire to be just a little more like you, in loving all living things. Your memory will never fade.

Mar 26.15 from Alison Jones:
Melody I never got to meet you in person But I know your live of Animals had no bounds & your tireless work in rescuing gods beautiful Creatures. & for this alone I believe this world we live in has lost a beautiful person, my condolences to your family at this sad time xxx

Mar 26.15 from LINDA LOMAN:
Melody, we never met in person but through many years of shared efforts and emotions as a FOB, I came to know your great love for God's voiceless creatures and as Beanie Barbaro's travel coordinator! We love you, Melody, and will miss you.

Mar 26.15 from Pam Tuttelman:
Meoldy I knew you from Facebook and I was struck by what a kind caring person you were and your love of Bassets. You will be missed.

Mar 26.15 from Jamie Gillispie:
My Beloved Mel, there is a hole in my heart that no one will ever fill. I love you and I am honored to call you one of my dearest friends. I know you are with your Mom, Shadow and Barbaro now. See you There. We, your friends in animal advocacy have huge shoes to fill. Always comfortable now.........

Mar 26.15 from Cindy Critelli:
Melody although I have known you only a short time I was blessed to have our paths cross. You will be missed greatly...you are home where we will all meet again. Much love and prayers to your family. Love Cindy

Mar 26.15 from Robin West:
My dear Melody, you were such a champion for horses and basset hounds that there will never be another with the passion you had. We've lost a great warrior on earth but Heaven has gained a beautiful angel. I will never forget you!

Mar 26.15 from Christina Buedel:
My sincere condolences to all of Melody's family and friends that grieve her immeasurable loss. .She was always an advocate for those in need. She will be greatly missed but never forgotten. In loving memory of Melody

Mar 25.15 from Tami Clements:
Melody, you will be missed by many. Prayers to all your friends and family. You made a difference to so many.

Mar 25.15 from Christina McAdam:
In loving memory of Melody.

Mar 25.15 from Chris Williams:
Thank you for all you did to save the lives of so many dogs. You made a difference in so many lives.

Mar 25.15 from Grandma Bea Gobee:
Sweet Melody, I know Dynaformer and his son Barbaro were among those getting you at Heaven's gate. I miss you my friend and will always remember you modeling our event tee shirt in 2012. My heart is broken but glad you are whole again. Love you & miss you lots. Grandma Bea and my furbees

Mar 25.15 from Kath Witkowski:
Melody so many people are feeling a loss. What a great person you were here on earth. I am sure God has a special job for you that you have yet to fulfill.
Prayers for Bonnie, Nathan, your Dad and all your other sibs & family.

Mar 25.15 from Susan Hinz:
Melody, we on earth are grieving where up in Heaven the Angels are singing praises to our Lord as you join them and as you join family ( 2 legged, 4 legged )!

Mar 25.15 from Sandie Kocher:
I will always love you and miss you, you are like a sister tome and I so enjoyed all the time we spent working on things for ABC. The world has lost a special lady. Bonnie Nathan and Family may GOD wrap his arms around you and comfort you on this journey.
Much love to you all.
Sandie

Mar 25.15 from Christopher Lopez-Wolfe:
This week the world lost one of the good ones. I will never forget your smile and laughter. I will cherish those memories forever. I love you.

Mar 25.15 from Edward Lopez-Wolfe:
Everything still seems off, Melody. I believe that you were taken too soon. But I know you're not in pain any longer. I miss you, and always will. I love you.