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Olive Wolfson

September 11, 1939 — April 12, 2022

Olive Marie (Renzo) Wolfson, 82, of Danville, VT, passed away on Tuesday, April 12th, 2022, at the St. Johnsbury Health and Rehabilitation Center.

Olive was born in Long Branch, NJ on September 11th, 1939 at the Hazard Hospital to Joseph and Mary (Grasso) Renzo.  She was a graduate of Long Branch Senior High School in 1957.  As a youth, Ollie was a Jr. Cheerleader for the Long Branch Seahawk Semi-Pro Football Team and a Varsity Cheerleader in high school.

She was married on May 18th, 1963 to Jules Wolfson and together they raised 5 children.  In 1988, the couple moved from Oakhurst, NJ to Danville, VT.

A true Jersey Girl, Ollie loved the beach and riding the ocean waves.  She was a great swimmer and performed water ballet at the North End Beach Club.  She loved music, her flower gardens, flea markets and garage sales, but she always looked forward to the Danville Fair and Autumn on the Green.

Ollie was a charter member of the Ocean Township Historical Society in Oakhurst, NJ and served as the Director of the Open Door in Danville, VT for over 28 years.  She was devoted to helping those in her community and will be greatly missed.  She was also a longtime parishioner of Our Lady Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

Ollie is survived by her husband of almost 59 years, Jules Wolfson of Danville and their 5 children: Holly English of Danville, Kelly Wolfson and her partner Tim, of Danville, Jody Myers and husband Jim, of Lancaster, PA, John Wolfson and wife Jeana, of Ocean, NJ, and Jenny Wolfson of Brookline, MA; sister Jo-Ann Waterman of Oceanport, NJ, brother James Renzo and wife Helene of Lincroft, NJ; 5 grandchildren: Nicole English and her father, Chris English and wife Lisa, Kyle and Julie Myers, and Olivia and Kayla Wolfson; a great-grandson: Tristan Howze.  She is also survived by many cousins, nieces and nephews, as well as her 2 grand-dogs, Ellie English and Mack Myers.

A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, June 4, 2022 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Peace church in Danville.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Open Door in Danville, PO Box 377, Danville, VT  05828.

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Saturday, June 4, 2022

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Eastern time)

Queen of Peace Catholic Church

240 US-2, Danville, VT 05828

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