Karl Wolfe, 78, of Montville died Feb. 17, 2011. He was born in New Brunswick and grew up in Highland Park.
Before his retirement in 1999, Mr. Wolfe owned and operated Tulip Chocolate in Short Hills for 20 years. Prior to that, he worked for the National Health Council helping minorities find careers in the health field. He also taught in the Job Corps, helping young adults learn skills to gain career opportunities. Earlier in his career he was a vocational counselor at New Brunswick High School and Morris Plains High School.
He graduated from Highland Park High School. He earned his BS in business administration from Rutgers University and his MA in guidance and counseling from Kean University.
He was a U.S. Army veteran who served in the Korean War.
A life-long amateur photographer, he won many prizes for his work at the Hub Camera Club, of which he was a member.
He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Roberta Wolfe; a sister, Nancy Wiley; three stepchildren, Holly Donaldson, Peter Tamny, and Amy Sikkerbol; seven grandchildren; and two nieces.
Services were held Feb. 20 with arrangements by Crabiel Parkwest Funeral Chapel, New Brunswick.