Kenneth Lee Olinger

WEST MILFORD - Kenneth Lee Olinger, 61, of West Milford, the husband of Kathryn (Harris), died Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012.

Born in Saltville, Va., Mr. Olinger lived in West Milford for eight years, coming from Tennessee. He served in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, and had been employed as a mechanic and truck driver at Environmental Renewal in Elmwood Park.

Along with his wife, he is survived by his mother, Evelyn, of Sussex; four sons, Kenneth, of Montague, Daniel, of North Carolina, and James and Brian Walsh, both of Hewitt; two daughters, Lisa Donohoe and husband, Sean, of Milford, Pa., and Amanda Olinger, of Montague; three brothers, Carl and wife, Stephanie, of Wantage, John and wife, Amy, and Kelvin and wife, Emily, both of Sussex; four sisters, Theresa Martin and husband, Bill, of Stillwater, Mary Pearsall and Anthony, of Culver Lake, Cathy Dunn, of Sussex, and Melissa Wildrick and husband, Jerry, of Wantage; seven grandchildren, Tristan, Anna, Macayla, Destiny, Christina, Patrick and Samantha; nieces, nephews and Jessamina.

A funeral service will be Monday, Dec. 10, at 10:30 a.m. at Richards Funeral Home, 4 Newark Pompton Turnpike, Riverdale. Visitation is Sunday, Dec. 9, from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m. Disposition will be private. In lieu of flowers, donations to , Memorial Processing Center, 6725 Lyons St., PO Box 7, East Syracuse, NY 13057, would be appreciated. Visit richardsfuneralhome.com.


Published in The New Jersey Herald on Dec. 9, 2012