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John Oliver Jr.


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John Oliver Jr.

1932 - 2016 SPRINGFIELD, VT John J. Oliver Jr., 83, passed away on Thursday morning February 4, 2016 at the Springfield Health & Rehab. Center. He was born June 5, 1932 in Perkinsville, VT the son of John J. and Margaret (Gallagher) Oliver Sr. He attended Perkinsville schools, and graduated from Springfield High School class of 1950. He was also a graduate of Tractor Trailer and Heavy Equipment Schools. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and then served in the United States Marine Corps during the Korean War. On May 8, 1965, he married Nylene Wheeler in Chester, VT. She predeceased him on February 16, 2013. A native of Perkinsville, VT. He moved to Ocala, FL in 1988 where he made his home until returning to VT in 2013. He was employed as a Truck Driver in the area for many years. He was a life member of the Disabled American Veterans, a member of the V.F.W., the Marine Corps League, and the American Legion. He is survived by numerous nieces, nephews. He was predeceased by his parents, his wife, Nylene, three brothers, Lawrence, Christopher, and Alfred and by one sister, Irene Durland. FUNERAL NOTICE: A funeral mass will be celebrated in the Spring at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Springfield, VT with burial to follow in the St. Mary's Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made in his memory to the Springfield Humane Society 401 Skitchewaug Trail Springfield, VT 05156. Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Memorial Chapel in Springfield, Vermont.
Published in Brattleboro Reformer from Feb. 6 to Feb. 8, 2016
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