Obituary for Edith Janet "Janet" Olsen
Edith Janet Olsen, of Holmes, NY, died peacefully on December 12, 2017 at Putnam Ridge Nursing Home. She was 74 years old.
Born on October 2, 1943 in Brooklyn, NY, daughter of the late Einor Bjorn and Else (Undem) Olsen. She was a graduate of Bay Ridge High School, Brooklyn, NY and continued her education at Eastern School for Physicians Aids in Manhattan, NY.
Janet was a lab technologist with Victory Memorial Hospital in Brooklyn, NY for 28 years before retiring. She was very generous towards others, generous of heart. Janet wore many hats with the Pawling Theater Group, she was a producer, a makeup artist and assisted with fundraising. She was also very active with Patterson Community Church, where she was the director of prayer ministry, clerk of council as well as an elder.
Ms. Olsen is survived by her sister Evelyn M. Olsen of Holmes, NY, and her cousins; Arnold, Sonja and Kristine and family.
A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, December 16, 2017 at 2pm at Patterson Community Church, Patterson, NY with Rev. David Frost presiding. Interment will be private. Friends and family may call the Dwyer Funeral Home, 23 South Street, Patterson on Friday, December 15, 2017 from 4pm-7pm.
In lieu of flowers please consider contributions in memory of Janet to the Patterson Community Church, P.O. Box 298 Patterson, NY 12563.