OBITUARY

Laurel Lee Olear

October 1, 1946December 4, 2017
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On December 4, 2017, Laurel Lee Olear passed away; Beloved wife of 44 years to Thomas A. Olear; Loving mother of Matthew T. Olear and his wife Amanda; Cherished grandmother of Stella; Also survived by other relatives and friends; She was predeceased by her parents, Edward R. and Alice G. Kanely.

Relatives and friends are invited to visit at the Sterling Ashton Schwab Witzke Funeral Home of Catonsville, Inc., 1630 Edmondson Ave., Catonsville, MD 21228 on Friday, December 8, 2017 from 2 to 4pm and 6 to 8pm. Funeral Services will be held on Saturday, December 9, 2017, 10:00am, West Baltimore United Methodist Church, 5130 Greenwich Ave., Baltimore, MD 21229. Interment Meadowridge Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers memorial contributions may be made to the Tuberous Sclerosis Alliance, www.tsalliance.org/donate.

Services

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 8, 2017

  • Visitation

    Friday, December 8, 2017

  • Funeral Service

    Saturday, December 9, 2017

OTHER SERVICES:

  • Burial

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Jennifer Hughes

January 11, 2018

Tom, I am so sorry to hear of Laurels passing. You both were so wonderful to me when I was young and got to stay with you! I hope your wonderful memories will help your sadness.

Miranda

December 8, 2017

My sincere condolences for your loss. May God's love comfort and support you during the days ahead.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel and her husband, Tom, on the day of their wedding, March 30, 1973.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel with her parents at Christmas, her favorite time of year.

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Laurel and her mom, Alice, at Christmas.

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Laurel at a wishing well.

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Laurel goofing off on a riding mower at her friend Edie's house in PA.

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Laurel snuggling with her son, Matt, in April 1979, when he was 10 months old.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel sharing one of her favorite pastimes, reading, with her son, Matt, on his second birthday on May 30, 1980.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel playing with her son, Matt, in November 1980.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel and her husband, Tom, on the day of their wedding, March 30, 1973.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel with her parents at Christmas, her favorite time of year.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel and her mom, Alice, at Christmas.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel at a wishing well.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel goofing off on a riding mower at her friend Edie's house in PA.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel snuggling with her son, Matt, in April 1979, when he was 10 months old.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel sharing one of her favorite pastimes, reading, with her son, Matt, on his second birthday on May 30, 1980.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel playing with her son, Matt, in November 1980.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel and her son, Matt, during a visit in May 1985 to Disney World and other attractions in Orlando, FL, one of Laurel's favorite places to visit.

FROM THE FAMILY

Laurel with her son, Matt, and in-laws, John and Helen Olear, in August 1990.