Obituary for David M. Wolfskill
David M. Wolfskill, 79, of Newtown Square, PA, formerly of Lancaster, died Dec. 28, 2016, at the Neighborhood Hospice in West Chester.
Born July 29, 1937 in Reading, to the late Samuel Carl & Florence (Meckley) Wolfskill.
David grew up in Hanover and went on to graduate from Eichelberger High School in 1956, Lock Haven University in 1960, and Mayo Clinic School of Physical Therapy in Rochester, MN in 1962. He served in the US Army with the 121st Evacuation Hospital in Seoul, Korea from 1963-64. He married Sharon J. (Engan) Wolfskill on Nov. 7, 1964 and they shared 52 years of marriage.
Throughout the years they made their home in Salem, OR, Bedford and Lancaster, PA, before moving to White Horse Village in Newtown Square.
Prior to his retirement, David worked for the Salem Hospital in OR, Bedford Memorial Hospital in PA, was part of Lanco Therapy Associates and later owned and operated the Physical Therapy and Sports Medicine Center in Lancaster. He also actively worked performing physical therapy in Lancaster County with residents of Calvary Fellowship Homes, St. Anne's Home, Masonic Village in Elizabethtown, and Audubon Villa, Lititz. After retirement he became a certified massage therapist and worked at Tranquility in Lancaster.
In addition to his wife, David is survived by 2 sons, Scott S. Wolfskill, San Diego, CA, and K. Troy Wolfskill, Springfield, PA; 3 grandchildren, Kim, Springfield, PA, Ethan and Lincoln of San Diego, CA.; and a brother, Samuel Carl Wolfskill, Flagstaff, AZ.
A visitation will be held on, Saturday, April 29, 2017, from 10:30 to 11:00 am, at the Roseboro-Stradling Funeral Home, 533 Walnut St., Denver. A memorial service will follow at 11:00 am, with Pastor Rob Myallis officiating. Interment will take place in the Fairview Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in David’s name, may be sent to the Alzheimer's Foundation or the Wounded Warrior Foundation.
Arrangements by Roseboro Stradling Funeral & Cremation Services, Inc., Denver.