Olin, Warren G.
Warren G. Olin, 92, of Owego, died at his home on June 8, 2014. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Emilia D. Olin; his son, Edward D. Olin; his daughter and son-in-law, Judith L. and Michael J. Sarnoski; and his grandchildren Caitlyn and Michael. Also surviving are his siblings: Glenn R. Olin, Ethel J. Oliver, Ann J. (Richard) Powell, Lois M. (Forrest) Meredith, David E. (Shirley) Olin; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, George O. and Leona Ruland Olin, he was predeceased by his sister Vera R. Throop and brother Donald E. Olin. Warren was a graduate of Harpursville High School Class of 1939 and served in the US Air Force during WWII. As an IBM employee for 38 years, he and Emilia lived in several locations including Poughkeepsie and Endicott before establishing Owego as their permanent home. There, in addition to his employment at IBM, he became a gentleman farmer and an outstanding worker for Tioga County. Countless volunteer hours were devoted to: The Planning Board, the Historical Society, the Senior Citizens Newsletter (editor), Cooperative Extension (4-H and Family Debt Counseling), and to the Tioga County Bicentennial Celebration. He authored dozens of articles for local newspapers and national magazines and assisted in coordinating and compiling "SEASONS OF CHANGE" for the Tioga County Bicentennial celebration. Services will be private and held at the convenience of the family. For those who wish, kindly direct memorials to the Tioga County Historical Society in memory of Warren G. Olin. MacPherson Funeral Home, Newark Valley is assisting with arrangements. Condolences and memories may be written in his guest book at macphersonfh.com
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Published in Binghamton Press & Sun-Bulletin on June 11, 2014