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O'Grady, Helen M.  
Helen M. O'Grady, 96, of Manchester, the wife of the late Edward O'Grady, entered eternal life Monday, Dec. 22, 2014. Born in Manchester, July 18, 1918, she was the daughter of the late Harry and Mary McVeigh and was a lifelong resident of Manchester. Helen had worked at The Travelers and Pioneer Parachute, and was retired from Pratt & Whitney Aircraft. She was a communicant of Church of the Assumption, Manchester, and a member of its Ladies Guild. Helen was an avid UConn women's basketball fan and Boston Red Sox fan. She also loved to cook, do crossword puzzles, and travel. Her family was the center of her life. She is survived by her sons, the Rev. Robert A. O'Grady of Windsor Locks, Dr. Richard F. O'Grady and his wife, Katherine, of Torrington; her grandchildren, Jennifer O'Grady, Bryan O'Grady and his wife, Lindsay, Sean O'Grady, and Erica O'Grady; her great-granddaughter Evelyn; and numerous nieces and nephews. Besides her husband, she was predeceased by her siblings, John, Thomas, James, Charles, and Mary McVeigh and Ann Kennedy. Helen's family would like to offer a special note of thanks to Lucy, her caregiver of three years. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Saturday, Dec. 27, at 11 a.m. at St. Mary Church 42 Spring St., Windsor Locks, followed by burial in St. James Cemetery, Manchester. Family and friends may call at the church Friday, Dec. 26, from 4 to 7 p.m. John F. Tierney Funeral Home, Manchester, has care of the arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Assumption School, 27 Adams St. South, Manchester, CT 06040. For online condolences visit www.tierneyfuneralhome.com
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Dec. 24 to Dec. 28, 2014
Olisky, Ada E.  
Ada E. Olisky, 85, of East Windsor, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in her home with her loving family by her side. She was born Nov. 24, 1929, to the late Heinz and Betty (Schlüter) Siebel in Wiesbaden, Germany. She was a longtime resident of East Windsor, where she lovingly raised her children before taking great pride in her job of keeping the local post office clean and tidy until retirement, after which she enjoyed gardening, visiting and caring for the elderly, and joining her daughter at Red Cross blood drives to volunteer her time. She would take the time to stop and talk to or help anybody. She went out of her way to bring joy and compassion to all, no matter how big or small it might be. She is survived by her son Heinz Kreis of Wiesbaden; her daughter Jacqueline Olisky and her husband, William Hastings, of East Windsor; her son John Olisky and his wife, Lynne, of Enfield; her son Andrew Olisky and his wife, Jennifer, of East Windsor; her daughter Margaret Olisky of Windsor Locks; her grandchildren Norma, Charlie, William Jr., Daniel, Lori, and David; her brother, Wolfgang Vollhardt, and his wife, Hannelore, of Wiesbaden; her brother-in-law Robert Olisky and his wife, Judy, of Henderson, Nevada. She also leaves her special little companions and friends Natalie and Nathan. Besides her husband, Chester S. Olisky, Ada was predeceased by her daughter Stephanie Olisky; and her granddaughter Marie Olisky. Relatives and friends may join the family Monday, Dec. 29, 2014, from 3 to 7 p.m. at Bassinger & Dowd Funeral Home, 37 Gardner St., East Windsor. A Mass of Christian Burial will take place at 10 a.m. Tuesday, Dec. 30, 2014, at St. Philip Church, East Windsor. Please meet directly at Church. Burial will follow at Mt. St. Benedict Cemetery, Bloomfield. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations in Ada's name be sent to 5 Corner Cupboard Food Pantry, 124 Scantic Road, East Windsor, CT 06088, or simply perform a random act of kindness on Ada's behalf. For online condolences, visit www.pietrasfuneralhome.com
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Dec. 26 to Dec. 30, 2014
Olsen Jr., Charles A.  
Charles A. Olsen Jr., 68, of Vernon, a beloved father, brother, and friend, passed away peacefully Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, at St. Francis Hospital. The son of the late Charles and Viola (Sherwood) Olsen, he grew up in Columbia and lived in Willimantic and Stafford Springs before moving to Vernon two years ago. He was a U.S. Army veteran of the Vietnam War. Charles was a building contractor for many years before receiving his call to become an evangelical minister. He was a graduate of Rhema Bible College in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Charles loved the Lord, and he enjoyed spreading God's word and truly loving everyone. He was an active member of the River of Life Christian Fellowship Church in Tolland. He is survived by Sheryl Olsen; his three beloved children, Daniel, Rachel, and Mariah Olsen, all of Vernon; his sister, Christine Cantos and her husband, Christopher, of Florida; and several nieces and nephews. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at 11 a.m. at River of Life Christian Fellowship Church, 384 Merrow Road, Tolland. Burial will be private and at the convenience of his family. For online condolences and guest book, visit www.carmonfuneralhome.com
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Dec. 19 to Dec. 23, 2014
Osgood Sr., Benton W. "Ozzie"  
Benton W. "Ozzie" Osgood Sr., of Vernon, husband of the late Sylvia (Accomazzo) Osgood, died Friday, Dec. 19, 2014, at Manchester Memorial Hospital. He was born Oct., 26, 1930 in Cleveland, Ohio, son of the late Harold and Velma (Hepworth) Osgood and had been a resident of Vernon since 1959. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving in the Korean War. Ozzie was a professional drummer throughout his life and also had been a wood finisher. He is survived by his son, Benton W. Osgood Jr., of Vernon; and his daughter, Laurie Lee Osgood, also of Vernon; his granddaughter, Whitney K. Scott and her husband, Brian, of Mooresville, North Carolina; and two great-grandchildren, Brielle and Joseph Scott, also of Mooresville. He also leaves his sister, Joan Colby of Manchester; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be private. Burial with military honors will be in East Cemetery, Manchester. There are no calling hours. Memorial donations may be made to the Visiting Nurse & Health Services, 8 Keynote Drive, Vernon, CT 06066. To sign the online register book please go to www.holmes-watkinsfuneralhomes.com
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Published in Journal Inquirer from Dec. 24 to Dec. 28, 2014
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