Erik Ronald Elsdoerfer


Erik Ronald Elsdoerfer, 40, of Warwick, died on February 24, 2021, surrounded by his loving family. He was the beloved husband of Erin P. Woulfe.

Born in Warwick, he was the wonderful son of Ronald W. Elsdoerfer and Lesley E. (Towle) Elsdoerfer. Erik worked as a Senior Electrical Engineer for Raytheon Technologies, and previously worked at Astronova in West Warwick. He had formerly served an internship at NUWC, Newport, and also had worked with his father and late paternal grandfather in the family business. A third generation engineer, he was a proud bachelors and masters’ degree recipient, graduating with high honors, from the URI engineering program.

In addition to his wife and parents, he leaves his cherished, children, Collin E. Elsdoerfer and Anna G. Elsdoerfer; his loving sister, Ingrid Wilcox and her spouse Robert Wilcox; as well as many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic all services were held privately.


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