JOSEPH F. WOLFINGER was born on June 8, 1919. He served during World War II with the United States Navy.

Joseph Wolfinger joined the Camden Fire Department on October 16, 1958. He was promoted to Captain on January 18, 1965, and to Battalion Chief on August 19, 1975. On November 1, 1986 Chief Wolfinger retired from active duty with the fire department.

Last a resident of Maple Shade, New Jersey, Joseph F. Wolfinger died mon November 26, 2002.

Graduation of Probationary Fireman
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Graduation of Probationary Fireman (from left) Chief John Graham, Captain Anthony Dzinski, Assistant Training Officer Nicholas George, Firemen Herman Reed, Bertram Dahl, Joseph Dowhy, Joseph Simpson, Edward Morgenweck, Charles Christensen, Joseph Wolfinger, George Dixon, Edward Ulrich, Reginald Laws, Grant Keller, and Chief Edward MacDowell.

Camden Courier-Post * September 26, 1964

Edward R. MacDowell - Edward V. Michalak - James T. McGrory - Joseph Wolfinger
Charles Christenson -  James Young - Terrace Avenue - Fountain Avenue - Atlanta Road
Engine Company 2 - Engine Company 11 - Ladder Company 1

Camden Courier-Post - January 3, 1965
Engine Company 2 - John Brzozowski - Joseph F. Wolfinger

Camden Courier-Post * June 8, 1968

James McDevitt - Edith McDevitt - North Front Street - Admiral Wilson Boulevard
Joseph Wolfinger - John Brzozowski - Samuel Fisher Jr. - Ladder Company 1 - Ladder Company 2
Engine Company 2 - Engine Company 6

Camden Fire Department Maintenance Shop
circa 1984
Donald A. Kinsey - Walter P. Wolick - Doug Arensberg
Alan Kozuhowski - Chief Joseph F. Wolfinger

Camden Courier-Post * November 29, 2002

Age 83, of Maple Shade, formerly of Pennsauken, died Tuesday, November 26, 2002, at Virtua Hospital, Voorhees.
Mr. Wolfinger proudly served his country during WWII in the U.S. Navy.
He was a Camden City firefighter from 1959 to 1987. He was Captain of Camden's Ambulance and he retired as Chief Apparatus Officer.
Mr. Wolfinger was a communicant at St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church in Merchantville and a member of Maple Shade VFW Post 2445.
The husband of the late Edna (nee Whinna), Mr. Wolfinger is survived by a son, Frederick J. Wolfinger and his wife Pat of Maple Shade; a sister, Mary Henkel of Haddon Hts.; 2 brothers, Harry Wolfinger of Blackwood and James Wolfinger of CA; and 2 grandsons, Joseph A. Wolfinger and James F. Wolfinger, both of Maple Shade.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend his Funeral Monday starting 8:30 AM at INGLESBY/GIVNISH OF MAPLE SHADE, 600 E. Main St. Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10 AM at St. Peter's RC Church. Burial will be private. His Viewing will be Sunday evening 7-9 PM at the Funeral Home.