Henry J. Wulforst

Henry J. Wulforst – 83 – of 8687 Conderman Road, Town of Fremont, died early Saturday morning (August 20, 2022) at his home, following a long illness.

Born in Hicksville, LI on March 1, 1939, he was the son of Henry “Sam” & Helen “Nellie” (Horan) Wulforst.

A resident of the Hornell – Fremont area since the age of four, Henry was a graduate of Arkport Central School (class of 1957).  He was also a Veteran of the US Army serving his country for two years.

Following his honorable discharge from the Army, Henry returned to the Hornell – Fremont area and for many years was associated with the family potato farming business.  For most of his adult life, he worked in the construction industry with several local construction companies.  For 18 years, Henry served as Superintendent for the Town of Fremont.

Henry was a member of Our Lady of the Valley Parish and a communicant of St. Ann’s Church.  He was an avid New York Mets fan and also enjoyed rooting for the Buffalo Bills.

He was preceded in death by his sister, Carol Wulforst RSM (Sisters of Mercy); 2 brothers, James Wulforst and Charles Wulforst.

In 1973, Henry married the former Lorraine Hinkley Volkmar who survives.  Also surviving are his step-son, Scott Volkmar of Fremont; his step-granddaughter, Shana Harrington; several nieces, nephews & cousins.

At Henry’s request there will be no calling hours.  Private services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Funeral arrangements are in care of the Dagon Funeral Home, 38 Church St., Hornell, NY.

Henry’s family request that in lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in his name be made to the American Cancer Society, 13 Beech St., Johnson City, NY 13790.

To leave an online condolence or share a memory, visit www.dagonfuneralhome.com

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