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Henry L. Olsen

Henry L. Olsen

Henry L. Olsen

Family & friends are invited to attend visiting hours on Thursday, March 6th from 4 to 8 p.m., in the Vertuccio and Smith Home for Funerals, 773 Broadway (route 107) Revere, for Henry L. Olsen, who died following a long illness at the Lighthouse Nursing Center of Revere on Tuesday, March 4th.  The funeral service will be conducted from the funeral home on Friday, March 7th at 11:00 a.m., followed by interment in Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery, West Peabody. Born in Lynn, Mr. Olsen was a life long resident of Revere’s Oak Island Section.  A graduate of Revere High School in 1943, he went onto join the U.S. Navy in August of 1943, serving until April 19, 1946.  In 1954 he began his 34 year career with the Revere Fire Department, retiring as Captain in 1988.  Henry was a long – time member of the V.F.W. Post #6712 of Beachmont & National Association of D.A.V..  He leaves behind his wife of sixty years, Dorothy M. (Jacobs) Olsen of Revere.  He is the devoted father of, James G. Olsen & his wife Joyce of Newburyport, Karen S. DeVincentis & her husband Carl of Rowley, Susan M. Olsen of Revere & Dr.Nancy R. Olsen – Waldron, PhD. & her partner John O’Brien of Winthrop.  He is the cherished grandfatherof Randy Waldron, of Manhattan, NY, James G. Olsen, Jr. of Newburport, Lawrence J. Scaglione, IV. Of Munson & Michelle C. DeVincentis of Rowley.  He is also the dear brother of Arthur S. Olsen & his wife Florence , Eunice “Bunny” King, Helen Greene & her husband John, Virginia “Ginger” Tuite & her husband Thomas all of Revere, Sigrid “Dolly” Vazza of Saugus & the late, Ralph A. Olsen, Leonard O. Olsen, Eleanor Sullivan, Lillian Glass- Uhr & Rudolph Olsen.  He is lovingly survived by many nieces & nephews, grandnieces & grandnephews.  In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: The Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970.

Services

Visiting Hours

Thursday, March 6th from 4 to 8 p.m.

Funeral Service

Friday, March 7th at 11 a.m. in the Funeral Home

Interment

Puritan Lawn Memorial Cemetery (Peabody)

In lieu of flowers remembrances may be made to: The Northeast Animal Shelter, 347 Highland Ave., Salem, MA 01970.

 

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  1. The Graham Family
    Mar 6 2014

    Our deepest sympathy to all for your loss.
    We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers.

  2. Helena L. Santos
    Mar 6 2014

    Dear Nancy,
    I am so sorry for your loss. I hope the memory of your father and the caring thougths of friends and family help get you through this difficult time.
    Sincerely,
    Helen

  3. Cathy Dedrick
    Mar 6 2014

    Our heartfelt condolences to Dotty, Jimmy, Nancy, Susan and Karen, and his grandchildren.
    Henry was a wonderful loving man, he will be missed by many.
    Love
    The Dedrick’s

  4. Joe Beatrice
    Mar 6 2014

    Thinking about you guys Sorry for your loss. Stay well.

  5. Kimberly Farah
    Mar 5 2014

    Dear Nancy,

    My condolences to you and your family. Please know you are in my thoughts and prayers at this difficult time.

    Sincerely,

    Kim

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