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Eunice “Bunny” (Olsen) King

Family & friends are invited to attend a Memorial Visitation on Thursday, March 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. (Noon) for Eunice “Bunny” (Olsen) King, who died on Tuesday, March 15th at the Lighthouse Nursing Care Center in Revere following a long illness, she was 94 years. A Funeral Service will be held in the Funeral Home at 12:15 pm. Interment will be held privately.

Bunny was born in Lynn but lived her entire life as a resident of Revere. She was born to Bjarne & Sigrid (Nielsen) Olsen and was one of 11 children. Bunny was educated in Revere Public Schools and went to work in her early years at Fannie Farmers in Cambridge, where she would meet & marry her future husband, William A. King. Bunny & Bill were married in 1948 and settled in the Oak Island Section of Revere where they would raise their three children. Bunny took great pride & joy in raising her children. When her children were of age, she returned to the workforce. She worked as a Cafeteria Worker for the City of Revere for about 5 years, and then later took a position at the Goddess Bra Factory in East Boston for approximately 5 years working in the shipping department. In her later years, Bunny simply cherished being with her family, her grandchildren & great-grandchildren. She took much pleasure in feeding anyone and everyone. She had an “open door & open kitchen “policy to everyone. She was a very generous person and would give you whatever you needed.  Bunny was a lover of Revere Beach, some of her youngest & happiest memories were spent on the sands of Revere Beach. Bunny also enjoyed traveling and taking trips to Florida.  She was an avid reader and would spend much of her quiet time reading all types of books & novels.

She is the devoted wife of 54 years to the late William A. King, Sr. Loving mother of William A. King, Jr. of Revere, Meredith A. Boyle & husband Kevin of Wakefield & Barbara A. Clark & husband Paul of Lynn. Cherished grandmother of Dianna M. Festa & husband Eric of Winthrop, Amy E. Nelson & partner Matthew Johnson of Denver, CO, Caitlin E. Boyle of Lynn, Amy L. Lopiccolo & husband Michael of Westfield, NJ, Brian T. Clark of Oakland, CA & the late William A. King, III. Treasured great-grandmother of Gregory, Alex, Olivia, Teagan, Kyle, Waverly & Val. Dear sister of Arthur S. Olsen & his late wife Florence, Helen Green & her late husband John, Virginia “Ginger” Tuite & her late husband Thomas, all of Revere and the late Sigrid “Dolly” Vazza, Henry L. Olsen, Ralph Olsen, Lillian Urh, Rudolph Olsen, Leonard Olsen & Eleanor Sullivan. She is also lovingly survived by many nieces, nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.

In lieu of flowers, remembrances may be made to the Michael J. Fox Foundation, P.O. Box 5014, Hagerstown, MD 21741-5014.


Services

Memorial Visitation

Thursday, March 24th from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Funeral Service

Thursday, March 24th at 12:15 p.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Will be Private


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  1. Gregory C Patnod sr.
    Mar 24 2022

    I’m very sorry for family’s loss.Spent many Sunday’s hanging with Bunny cooking a turkey with all the fixings for the family many moons ago.Her smile lit up the room.

  2. Nancy Olsen Waldron
    Mar 20 2022

    Aunty Bunny will be missed. You are all such a big part of my heart. Love ❤️ Nancy

  3. Janet Sullivan Marotta
    Mar 17 2022

    Dear Barbara, Merry & Billy, Your Mom was a special person. Generous to a fault and so forgiving! I will never forget her kindness to my Mom in spite of everything! We are so sorry for your loss. Ron and I both have appointments on Thursday that we have been waiting for since 2020. Please extend our sympathy to your families. All our love.
    Janet and Ronnie

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