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John M. Olsav Jr.

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John M. Olsav, Jr.

AGE: 81 • Wilmington

John M. Olsav, Jr. age 81, of Wilmington, DE, passed away surrounded by loving family Thursday, December 1, 2016. John proudly served his country in the US Army. He retired from the US Post Office after 35 years of dedicated service. John was a member of the Atterbury VFW Post 3420. He enjoyed vegetable gardening, and watching westerns and football. He cherished his family and they all have great memories of traveling together across the US.

John is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Mary M. Carter Olsav; daughters, Kelly Olsav and Melissa Olsav; brother, Bernard Olsav; 2 sisters, Mary Ann Royan and Wanda Gillespie (Gus); sister-in-law, Barbara Olsav; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, John Sr. and Cecelia Olsav; brother, Joseph Olsav; and brother-in-law, William Royan.

A visitation will be held Thursday, December 8, 2016, from 1-3 PM in the Strano & Feeley Family Funeral Home, 635 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 followed by a service in celebration of John's life at 3 PM. Burial will be private. In lieu of flowers donations may be sent to Atterbury VFW Post 3420, 349 Churchmans Rd., Newark, DE 19702 or Vitas Hospice, 100 Commerce Dr., Ste. 302, Newark, DE 19713. For directions or to send an online condolence visit

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Published in The News Journal on Dec. 6, 2016
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