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Carol Wolfe, wife of assemblyman, dies

Ocean County activist was committed to affordable housing, domestic violence victims

By David Wildstein, August 25 2019 12:25 pm

Carol Wolfe, a community leader, activist, and the wife of Assemblyman David Wolfe (R-Point Pleasant), died on Friday.  She was 80.

Wolfe founded Dottie’s House, a housing program to assist women and children who have survived domestic violence.  She also ran Homes Now, a non-profit that constructed over 200 affordable housing units. Wolfe raised over $30 million in grants for housing during her career.

Her husband served served as a Brick councilman before winning a State Assembly seat in 1991.  He is not seeking re-election to a 15th term this year.

A viewing will be held on Tuesday from 4-8 PM at the O’Brien Funeral Home in Brick.  A Mass will be held at 11AM on Wednesday at St. Martha’s RC Church in Point Pleasant. 

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