DIXMONT – Michael S. Wolfinger, 58, passed away unexpectedly Nov. 14, 2012, surrounded by his loving family at his home. Mike was born June 24, 1954, in Sellersville, Pa., to Derry and Patricia (Shelly) Wolfinger.
Mike grew up and was educated in Pennsylvania. He worked for 25 years at MHR Contractors as a welder and sheet metal contractor, where he will be remembered as a devoted and tireless worker. Mike enjoyed the outdoors where he loved to hunt and fish with both Georges. In Mike’s spare time he loved racing cars with Derick and could often be found at the races or in his garage tinkering to make that car just a little faster. Most of all, Mike was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and especially his grandchildren. Michael will be remembered as a loving husband, son, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
Mike is survived by his mother, Patricia J. Wolfinger of Pennsylvania; his loving wife of 14 years, Sara (Orcutt) Wolfnger of Dixmont; his son, Michael and wife, Josie, of New Hampsire; stepchildren, Heidi McDougal and husband, Danny, of St. Albans and Tina Harvey and boyfriend, John Sheppard, of Dixmont; grandchildren, Maya, Lilly and Elena Wolfinger; stepgrandchildren, Damian, Danny Jr. and Kiana Sheppard; his brother, Steven Wolfinger and wife, Donna, of Pennsylvania; and sister, Beth Locke and husband, Bob, of Florida.
A memorial gathering to celebrate Mike’s life will be held 7-9 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 18, at Gold Crest Riders Snowmobile Club, Cates Road, Dixmont. For a complete obituary or to leave messages of condolence and memories, please visit www.hampdengilpatrick.com.