Virginia Jeannette Olive(1921 - 2013)

Olive, Virginia Jeannette

Virginia Jeannette Tynan Olive, age 92, died peacefully in her sleep, surrounded by her family. Virginia was born in New York City on January 23, 1921. She died on June 14, 2013.

Virginia was preceded in death by her husband of 54 years, John Olive. She is also preceded in death by her parents, John and Jeannette Tynan, four sisters and one brother, grandson, Alexander Olive and daughter in-law, Clara Olive.

Virginia was married on September 12, 1943. She moved to Marycrest, West Nyack in September 1951, where she raised 11 children She was a devoted and loving wife, mother, grandmother, great grandmother and great great grandmother. She is survived by her children - sons - Daniel of Houston, TX; Thomas (Linda) of Alamogordo, NM; daughters -Eileen Olive-Riebow (Richard) of Queensbury, NY; Catherine Olive-Kelly (Rory) of Pomona, NY; Marianne of Nyack, NY; Joan of Nyack, NY; Virginia of Garnerville, NY; Tess (Lee) of West Chester, PA., Jacqueline of Columbia, MD; Peggy Olive Beland of Gainesville, FL; and Rosemary Judith Olive of San Rafael, CA; 30 grandchildren, 40 great grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Virginia was a devout Catholic and a lifelong member of the Third Order of St. Francis.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to United Hospice of Rockland, 11 Stokum Lane, New City, NY 10956.

Funeral services will be held at Wanamaker and Carlough Funeral Home, 177 Route 59, Suffern, NY 10901 on Monday, June 17th from 1-3 and 6-9pm. A Mass of Christian burial will be held at St. Boniface Church, 5 Willow Tree Road, Wesley Hills, NY on Tuesday, June 18, 2013 at 11am with the interment to follow at Ascension Cemetery, Airmont, NY.

Funeral Home

Wanamaker & Carlough Funeral Home
177 Route 59 Suffern, NY 10901
(845) 357-0423

Published in the on June 16, 2013