Pennsylvania Governor’s Father, Bill Wolf, Dies At Age 95

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) – Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf’s father has died at age 95.

Because of the death of Bill Wolf, the governor won’t participate in a Sept. 11 observance on Sunday at the crash site of United Airlines Flight 93.

Bill Wolf was a York County businessman who saw his son elected governor two years ago.

A spokesman for the Democratic governor says Bill Wolf died Friday and arrangements are pending. The governor’s office hasn’t disclosed where the death occurred.

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The Wolfs have deep roots in York County. Since taking office the governor has continued to live in Mount Wolf, a town named for an ancestor.

Flight 93 took off from Newark, New Jersey, on Sept. 11, 2001, with 44 people aboard, bound for San Francisco. It crashed in a Pennsylvania field, killing everyone aboard.

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