In Memoriam; Ray Wolfe

The Executive Board and members of the NY Metro ISOA Chapter extend our deepest sympathies to the family of Ray Wolfe who passed away on July 11, 2017. Ray was a long time member of the chapter as well being involved with all aspects of soccer in eastern New York State and the metropolitan area. His infectious smile, selflessness and generosity will be greatly missed.

Visitation is at the Franklin Funeral Home at 42 New Hyde Park Road, Franklin Square, New York from 2pm – 4pm and 7pm – 9pm on Friday, July 14, 2017.

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  1. I had the honor of working with Ray Wolfe most of my career and he Would always call me to go over USF three-man procedures protocols of the several professional leauges that we work in ( the 3rd version of the American Soccer Leauge APSL ( American professional soccer Leauge and the USISL and the A Leauge ( now USL PRO and PDL) Myself Ken Heller Nino Cattnotti and Jack Dauquila were the ” Go to people ” when a Adult USSF game had to be covered . He allways gave a simple pre game and allways told is linesman ( now ARs) to be cool and it help and if you did something wrong , he would tell you but in a constructive manner . I was a 4th official and Ray was the senior linesman for the 1st ever 3rd venison American Soccer Leauge game between the New Jersey Eagles vs the Washington diplomats ( the same diplomats like the Tampa Bay Roughriders survive the downfall of the original in NASL ) back in the mid 90s myself Ray and Ken would work LIKSL games in the morning and then officiate a USISL game between the Long Island Roughriders vs the NY Fever or a USL W Leauge game between the Long Island Lady Riders Vs the NY Magic . Ray was a class act and Ray will be missed by everybody in the Soccer community

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