Anthony S. Olivo(1918 - 2013)

Anthony S. Olivo

Anthony S. Olivo, aged 95, of the Village at St. Edwards Assisted Care, formerly of Cuyahoga Falls, died July 31, 2013.

Born May 24, 1918 in Akron, he was a 1936 graduate of West High School. Anthony was a 6th Armored Division Staff Sergeant during World War II and was injured at the Battle of the Bulge, earning him the Bronze Star. Anthony married Philomena (Chriss) on August 31, 1946, returned to The University of Akron on the G.I. bill, finishing his degree in Accounting to start his own accounting firm. He was a member of St. Anthony Church, Boys Town of Italy, and the American Legion Post 19 of Fairlawn.

Anthony was preceded in death by his father, Donato; mother, Maria; two brothers, Frank and Peter; and grandson, James Olivo. He is survived by his wife, Philomena; two children, David Olivo of Akron and Dr. Mary Jo Fresch (Hank) of Dublin; five grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren. The family wishes to thank the nurses and staff at St. Ed's for their loving care of Anthony.

Visitation will be 9 to 10 a.m. on FRIDAY at the Billow FAIRLAWN Chapel, 85 N. Miller Rd. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated 10:30 a.m. at St. Anthony Church, 83 Mosser Place, Akron 44310. Interment with military honors by Firestone Post #3383 V.F.W. follows at Holy Cross Cemetery, 100 E. Waterloo Rd., Akron 44319. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to The Foundation at St. Edward, 3131 Smith Rd., Fairlawn 44333. To share a Memory, Send a Condolence, Light a Candle or Send Flowers, visit the Tribute Wall at

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Billow Fairlawn Chapel
85 North Miller Road Fairlawn, OH 44333
(330) 867-4141

Published in Akron Beacon Journal from Aug. 1 to Aug. 2, 2013