The mother of Australian Country Music band Wolfe Brothers founders, Lee Wolfe, passed away suddenly this week. Read on to learn how did Lee Wolfe die, what happened to her, and what was the cause of her death.
Lee Wolfe was also a venerated member of the Kingborough community. The Wolfe Brothers have canceled their upcoming shows to mourn the loss of their beloved family member.
Who was Lee Wolfe?
Lee Wolfe was the mother of the Wolfe Brothers band members, Tom Wolfe and Nick Wolfe. She was also a well-known member of the Kingborough community whom everyone knew. She was also a homemaker and businesswoman in her young days.
For context, the Wolfe Brothers are an Australian country music band consisting of brothers- Tom and Nick Wolfe, and their childhood friends Brodie Rainbird and Casey Kostiuk. The band rose to fame after coming second in Australia’s Got Talent season six.
Tom and Nick’s mother, Lee Wolfe, was frequently seen supporting her children and their mates in their shows and performances.
How did Lee Wolfe Die?
The mother of Wolfe Brothers band members Tom and Nick Wolfe, Lee Wolfe, died on Monday, October 17, 2022. The brothers who were unable to cope with the loss announced the heartbreaking news earlier today.
“Late on Monday night, we lost our beautiful Mum Lee. Though completely unexpected, she looked peaceful, asleep in our family home at Neika,” wrote Nick Wolfe on his social media handles.
“The rock of our family, the light of our lives. Mum, Mrs. Wolfe, Aunty Lee Lee, Nan Nan… we love ya so much xx,” wrote Tom Wolfe.
The brothers really loved their mother and were often seen together at shows and live performances.
Wolfe Brothers Cancel Shows Amidst their Mother’s Death
The Wolfe Brothers have decided to cancel their upcoming shows due to the untimely death of their mother Lee Wolfe. Their management has also advised them to not attend the scheduled appearance at the Mandurah Country Music Festival in Western Australia this weekend.
These are the Sydney shows of the Wolfe Brothers that are canceled for now:
•Friday 28th October – Ettamogah Hotel, Kellyville Ridge NSW
•Saturday 29th October – Pittwater RSL Club, Mona Vale NSW
•Sunday 30th October – The Beershed, Campbelltown NSW
The updates on their further schedule will be shared later.
“We would like to send out a huge thank you to Travis Collins for jumping in to take The Wolfe Brothers’ position in the line-up at the festival with such short notice,” said a spokesperson from their management.
“We have also canceled the three shows scheduled in the Sydney area the following weekend and refunds will be available from the point of purchase.”
You can claim a refund right away from where you purchased the tickets.
Tributes Ensue for Lee Wolfe; Obituary and Funeral Pending
Tributes have emerged on social media and in local communities for Lee Wolfe, the mother of the Wolfe Brothers, who was popularly known as “Aunty Lee.”
“We are all shocked and deeply saddened by the loss of a wonderful woman Lee Wolfe,” said a spokesperson from The Wolfe Brothers management while addressing the tragic news.
“The boys would like to thank all those who have sent kind messages of condolences and also thank their fans for accepting that these shows need to be canceled. We appreciate everyone’s understanding at this very difficult time for the boys.”
The funeral arrangements for Lee Wolfe are pending at this time alongside her obituary. We’re waiting for the situation to ease up to collect more details.
Our heart goes out to the talented musicians. May God let the departed soul of their mother rest in peace.