John Olsen, age 82, of Catskill, died October 28, 2019 at Albany Medical Center Hospital. John was born October 24, 1937 in Brooklyn, NY, the son of the late Hjalmar and Solveig (Jakobsen) Olsen.
John was employed as a Supervisor for the NYC Parks Department in Staten Island prior to his retirement. He was a member of Kingdom Hall Jehovah’s Witnesses in South Cairo. John is survived by his wife, Mrs. Irene (Carlson) Olsen of Catskill; four children, David (Clare) Olsen; Kevin (Lynn Schaefer) Olsen; Kim (Michael) Stanzione; John (Sadie) Olsen; four grandchildren, Jessica Cashell, Anelyse Anderson, Aric Worland, Otto Olsen; four great-grandchildren, Aubree Anderson, Avery, Mason, and Julia Cashell; a brother, Robert Olsen; and a sister, Diana Trivolis.
Memorial services will be held 1 PM Saturday, November 9th, at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses, 1094 County Route 67, South Cairo.