MARION W. OLSON - BURLINGTON - Marion W. Olson, 94, passed away on March 22, 2014, with her family by her side, after a period of declining health. Marion was born Jan. 3, 1920, in Jamaica, Long Island, the daughter of the late Percy and Caroline (Schovanec) Webster. She lived all of her life in Norwalk, Conn., before moving to Vermont to be closer to family. Marion spent her working years as a secretary and enjoyed all of the places that she worked. She enjoyed gardening, painting and was a prolific reader. She was always the optimist and knew the sun was coming out soon. Marion is survived by her daughter, Patricia Young and husband, Kirk, of Shelburne; son, Peter E. Olson of East Windsor, Conn.; grandchildren, Leslie, Kevin and Kenneth; great-granddaughter, Ella, with whom she shared a special bond; sister, Edith Bronner of Morrisville; and by several nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by Peter, her husband of 52 years. Marion's family wishes to offer their heartfelt thanks and appreciation to the generous staff at Starr Farm Nursing Center in Burlington for the wonderful care, compassion and friendship given to Marion and her family during the last 10 years. A funeral service will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014, at 1:30 p.m. at Trinity Episcopal Church, Shelburne. There will be no visiting hours. Burial will be at the convenience of the family at Riverside Cemetery, Norwalk, Conn. Arrangements are in the care of the Ready Funeral and Cremation Service, 261 Shelburne Rd., Burlington. To send online condolences to the family please visit In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the .

Funeral Home

Ready Funeral Service, Inc.
261 Shelburne Road Burlington, VT 05401
(802) 862-0991

Published in The Burlington Free Press on Mar. 26, 2014