William Olson Sr.

June 24, 1940September 7, 2013

ORLEANS – William H. Olson Sr. (Olie) passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013. William was born June 24, 1940 in Scituate, MA, the son of Adelbert L. Olson and Kathryn Olson. William married Christine E. Degnan of Orleans, MA in 1960. He is survived by his brother Leonard Olson of Brockton, MA; his children, William H. Olson Jr., James L. Olson and Nancy L. Olson; daughter-in-law Christine; grandchildren, Amber and Jarrod; and his significant other, Lorraine Young. William was a call Lt. on the Orleans Fire Dept. with 20 years of service and a master sheet-metal craftsman. Olie wintered in Punta Gorda, FL and summered on Cape Cod. He was an avid traveler and enjoyed recreational fishing. Services will be graveside Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 12:00 noon in the Orleans Cemetery. A reception will follow at Laurino’s Restaurant. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Orleans Fire Association Scholarship fund at 58 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans, MA 02653.


  • Graveside Service Saturday, September 14, 2013

William Olson Sr.

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Sheila McGorman

September 14, 2013

Nancy, Billy, Jimmy & family, I'm so very sorry for your loss. I hope u will be comforted to know your parents are together again, & I hope you will find peace in your memories of your mom & dad. I will keep you all in my prayers.
Sheila ( Crosby ) McGorman

September 13, 2013

Sorry for your loss. WE will miss Ollie very much . We travled togather and fish had a great time. He will be miss. Love Marcia & jim

Everett & Fran Bishop

September 13, 2013

So sorry for your loss. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. Olie was a good Florida neighbor.

Karen Tripp-Miller

September 12, 2013

My sincerest condolences to your family.

Wayne & Lois King

September 12, 2013

We were so sorry to hear about Ollie. You will be in our thoughts and prayers. We always enjoyed our little visits we had with Ollie. He was always such a friendly and kind man.He will be sadly missed by many.

September 12, 2013

Ollie was a great Florida nieghbour, He will be missed

Jim & Kathy Mick (Sudbury Ont. Can.)

Jim and Sharon Ruff

September 12, 2013

Dear Family,
We are so sorry for your loss. You have both our deepest sympathy. Olie was a good man and will be missed by us at Alligator Park.

Ben T. and Marilyn Nickerson

September 12, 2013

We extend deep sympathy and condolences to Olie's family on this sad occasion.

Inger Montgomery &Family

September 11, 2013

Take comfort in knowing that now you have a special guardian angel to watch over you.

Patricia Perreault

September 11, 2013

Our thoughts and prayers are with the Olson family. Ralph and Patricia Perreault