Alfred Olson

Obituary of Alfred M. Olson

Alfred M. “Fred” Olson, 68, passed away peacefully at home on May 13, 2022, surrounded by his loving family. He was born January 7, 1954, in Argentia, Newfoundland, Canada, a son of the late Gordon and Ruth (Fitzgerald) Olson. Fred was united in marriage to Margaret “Peg” Handley on April 28, 1984. He was a 30-year employee of Oneida Limited. Fred had a passion for old Harley Davidsons, classic cars, and classic rock music. He loved taking his ’68 International Pickup for a ride and entering local car shows. Family camping trips and RVing created lasting memories they will all cherish. He was a member of Cassety Hollow Rod & Gun Club. Fred is survived by his wife, Peg; his two daughters and sons-in-law, Ami and Douglas Campbell of Arlington, MA and Stephenie and Christopher Felski of Baldwinsville, NY; his four brothers, Jamie Hall and Palma, Gordon Olson, Thomas Olson, and Tim Olson; nephews Brendan Hall, Shane and Daymon Olson, Josh Handley, Christopher Hughes, Adam Luban, and Alex Hoyer; nieces Miranda and Rebecca Hall, Rachel Handley, Shannon Hoyer, and Morgan Moracco; all the Handley family; his new four-legged friend Charlie; and his old friends James and Jean Eckhard. He was predeceased by his parents, brother David Olson, father-in-law Robert Handley Sr., and longtime friend Dickie Teesdale. All are invited to call Wednesday, May 18, 2022, from 2-4pm & 7-9pm at Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service, 35 College St., Clinton, NY. A Celebration of Fred’s Life will be at 10am Thursday at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please consider donations in Fred’s memory to Clinton Fire Department, Hospice & Palliative Care, or your favorite pet rescue. The family thanks the Utica Cancer Center for the compassionate care given to Fred, especially Dr. Butala and Dr. Surra.
Wednesday
18
May

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service
35 College Street, PO Box 211
Clinton, New York, United States
(315) 853-5746
Wednesday
18
May

Visitation

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Wednesday, May 18, 2022
Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service
35 College Street
Clinton, New York, United States
(315) 853-5746
Thursday
19
May

Celebration of Life

10:00 am
Thursday, May 19, 2022
Owens-Pavlot & Rogers Funeral Service
35 College Street
Clinton, New York, United States
(315) 853-5746
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