William H. Olson Sr. (Olie) passed away on Saturday, September 7, 2013. William was born June 24, 1940 in Scituate, MA, the son of Adelbert L. Olson and Kathryn Olson. William married Christine E. Degnan of Orleans, MA in 1960. He is survived by his brother Leonard Olson of Brockton, MA; his children, William H. Olson Jr., James L. Olson and Nancy L. Olson; daughter-in-law Christine; grandchildren, Amber and Jarrod; and his significant other, Lorraine Young. William was a call Lt. on the Orleans Fire Dept. with 20 years of service and a master sheet-metal craftsman. Olie wintered in Punta Gorda, FL and summered on Cape Cod. He was an avid traveler and enjoyed recreational fishing. Services will be graveside Saturday, September 14, 2013 at 12:00 noon in the Orleans Cemetery. A reception will follow at Laurinos Restaurant. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to the Orleans Fire Association Scholarship Fund at 58 Eldredge Park Way, Orleans, MA 02653.