Harry W. Olsen Jr.
FORESTVILLE – Harry W. Olsen, Jr., 60, of Bennett State Road, Forestville, died Monday, July 8, 2013, at his residence, following a short illness. He was born in Buffalo on June 22, 1953, the son of the late Harry W. Sr. and Margaret (Sugg) Olsen.
Mr. Olsen was a graduate of Forestville Central School, Class of 1972 and was co-owner of H. Olsen & Sons, Inc. Forestville. He enjoyed shooting pool, bowling, was an avid Bills fan and avid puzzle fanatic.
Survivors include his wife, Denise L. (Richter) Olsen, with whom he had been together for more than 20 years; a daughter, Shannon Olsen, of Wisconsin; three brothers, Gerald (Sue) Olsen, Sr., of Forestville, Larsen (Deb) Olsen, of Irving, Glenn (Cheryl) Olsen, of Dunkirk; and two sisters, Valerie (Larry) Robinson of Forestville and Jackie (Ken) Kerstetter, of Forestville. Also surviving are two grandsons Derrick Provenzano and Brandon Dykeman and several nieces & nephews.
Besides his parents he was predeceased by a brother, Garry Olsen, Sr.; a brother-in-law, “Butch” Richter; and by 2 best friends, Nate Stevens and Rodney Greenough.
Friends are welcome to call at the Riles & Woolley Funeral Home, 39 Main Street, Forestville on Friday from 2-4 & 7-9 p.m., from where Funeral Services will be held Saturday morning, at 11 o’clock. Interment will follow in Forestville Cemetery.
The family suggests memorial donations may be made either to HOSPICE, Chautauqua County, Inc., 20 W. Fairmount Avenue, Lakewood, NY 14750 or to a Cancer Society of one’s choice. To post condolences go to www.rilesandwoolleyfuneralhome.com.