Randall E. “Oley” Olsen

Randall E. "Oley" Olsen

KENNEDY — Randall E. “Oley” Olsen, 59, of Route 62, Kennedy, town of Ellington, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at home, after an extended illness.

Oley was born March 18, 1958, in Jamestown the son of the late Robert R. and Loretta D. (Newark) Olsen.

He attended South- western School while growing up in the Celoron area. Oley retired from over-the- road truck driving due to illness. He had worked for numerous trucking firms, including Hartland Express and Remark. He had also worked and thoroughly enjoyed his time at the former Dahlstrom’s Manufacturing in Jamestown.

He enjoyed being outdoors first and foremost and working on his lawn and tinkering with his many pieces of equipment.

He is survived by his wife, Mary Ann Pruchinski Olsen and her children; Randy (Mickie) Brooks of Jamestown, Sherry (Carl) Salvatore and Vicki (Brad) Murie, all of Cleveland, Ohio; and a brother, Robert A. Olsen and wife, Bonnie of Jamestown.

He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings: Bradley D. Olsen and Lori Grossman.

As per Oley’s wishes there will be no visitation or no services held. To leave a condolence log onto www.vanrensselaerandson funeralhome.com.

Arrangements have been entrusted to the VanRensselaer & Son Funeral Home in Randolph.

Memorials, if desired may be sent to the Ellington Volunteer Fire Department, 769 E. Main St., Ellington, NY 14732.