Lillian R. Olsh
Lillian R. Olsh

October 15, 2017
Born in Newark, New Jersey
Resided in Colonia, New Jersey


Lillian R. Olsh, 100, of Colonia, entered into eternal rest on Sunday, October 15, 2017.

Relatives and friends are kindly invited to attend the Funeral from the Walter Johnson Funeral Home, 803 Raritan Rd. Clark on Saturday, October 21 at 9:00 am, thence to St. John the Apostle Church, Clark, where a Funeral Mass will be offered at 10:00 am. Entombment will follow in Hollywood Memorial Park, Union. Visiting hours will be on Friday, from 5 - 8 pm.

Lillian was born in Newark to Gilbert and Beatrice Radford. She lived in Irvington, prior to moving to Colonia 56 years ago.

Lillian was an Office Supervisor for Western Electric of Kearny for 35 years, retiring in 1972. She was a member of the Pioneers of America.

After her retirement, Lillian began her next career as a volunteer for 32 years, from 1974 to 2006, at the Raritan Valley Work Center in New Brunswick. She served on the Advisory Board and was Chairperson of the Parents Committee. She organized the holiday party every year for the many clients at the Work Center. Lillian was honored by the Easter Seals - New Jersey at their 50th anniversary as someone who made a difference in the quality of life for children and adults with disabilities in New Jersey.

Lillian was predeceased by her beloved husband, George Olsh, Sr.; her loving son, George Olsh, Jr. and her dear sister, Anne Curry. She is survived by her caring brother, Gilbert Radford and his wife Toshiko; her cherished nieces and nephews, Susan Wilson, Joan Brody, Mary Jean Madden, James Curry, Brian Curry, Gilbert Radford, Linda Brightfield, Cynde Radford and Joyce Molter; 24 great nieces and nephews and 11 great-great nieces and nephews.

Flowers are being accepted or donations in her memory may be made to Easter Seals Raritan Valley Work Center, 9 Terminal Rd., New Brunswick, NJ 08901.




Walter J. Johnson Funeral Home
Friday, October 20, 2017
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Funeral Mass
St. John The Apostle RC Church
571 Valley Road
Clark, NJ US 07066
Saturday, October 21, 2017
10:00 AM
Hollywood Memorial Park
1500 Stuyvesant Avenue
Union, NJ US 07083
Saturday, October 21, 2017
11:30 AM


Easter Seals Raritan Valley Work Center
9 Terminal Road
New Brunswick, New Jersey 08901
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