Press-Republican

October 27, 2013

Henry A. Olsen


Press-Republican

---- — GANESVOORT — Henry A. Olsen, 76, died on Monday, Oct. 21, 2013 at Saratoga Hospital.

He was born Jan. 24, 1937, in Smithtown, N.Y. to the late Ernest Olsen and Pearl Hansen.

Henry is survived by his loving wife of 25 years, Donna (Blaise) Olsen; daughters, Janice Olsen, Terry Duba, Lori (Keith) Currey, Nola (Ricky) Lee; sons, Andy, Jamie, Owen Olsen and Robbie (Daria) Overholser; brother, Ernest (Marsha) Olsen; and sister, Margie (William) Nesbitt; and several grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

Henry was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving from 1963-1966. For many years, he worked at Southern New England Telecom, Danbury, Conn. as a mechanic, retiring in 1993.

He enjoyed traveling in the motor home, spending winters in Florida, and playing golf and enjoying the occasional visit to the Mohican Sun Casino.

He is predeceased by his brother, Robert Olsen.

Funeral service will be held at 1 p.m., on Tuesday, Oct. 29, at Saint John's Catholic Church, Keeseville, N.Y. Friends and family may call from noon to 12:45 p.m. prior to the service at the Church. Burial following services in St. John's Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, a donation in memory of Henry A. Olsen can be made to the charity of one's choice.

Arrangements are under the direction of Compassionate Funeral Care, 402 Maple Avenue, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866. If you wish to express your online condolences or view the obituary, please visit our website at www.Compassionate FuneralCare.com.