Richard W. Wolf, Sr.

Age 91 of Haddon Heights

On February 15, 2019; Age 91; of Haddon Heights, NJ; Beloved husband of the late Patricia (nee Jackson); Devoted father of Rick and Elisabeth Wolf; Loving grandfather of Lila and Nina Wolf; Cherished brother of George Wolf; Dear father-in-law of Joan Wolf.

Richard, a former resident of Haddonfield, NJ, Bucks County, PA and Naples, FL, was a well-known musician, song writer and musical arranger of the 50’-60’-70’s.  His most notable work includes the arrangement of the song “Itsy Bitsy Teeny Weeny, Yellow Polka Dot Bikini”.  Richard also wrote and arranged musical scores for Nat King Cole, including “Welcome To The Club” and “Got a Match”.  He was nominated for 2 Grammy Awards, one in 1969 and again in 1971 for his Children’s Chorus including the hit song Rubber Ducky.  Richard also directed the Harlem Children’s Chorus in the 1960’s and 70’s and was Arthur Godfrey’s business partner and musical arranger in the late 60’s.

Services for Richard were held privately.  In lieu of flowers, donations in Richard’s memory can be made to the Sacred Heart Church, 1739 Ferry Ave, Camden, NJ 08104.