Richard A. Olwell
Richard A. Olwell, 68, of North Huntingdon, died Wednesday, April 12, 2017, in the Excela Health Westmoreland Hospital, Greensburg. He was born Dec. 15, 1948, in Pittsburgh, a son of Elizabeth (Gordon) Olwell, of Pittsburgh, and the late Richard Olwell. Prior to his retirement, he was employed as a truck driver for Crisp Control. He was a veteran of the Vietnam War, having served in the Army. He was a member of Immaculate Conception Church, in Irwin. Richard was a life member of the Fairmont Hahntown Fire Department and was also a social member of the following fire departments; Larimer, North Irwin and Shafton. He was also a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose 236, the VFW Post 781 and the Italian Miners Society. He also enjoyed Karaoke at Drew's. In addition to his mother, he is survived by siblings Lorrie (Al) Kabana, of North Huntingdon, Ray (Susie) Olwell, of North Huntingdon, Jude (Anna Bryant) Olwell, of New Castle, Kenneth (Donna) Olwell, of Harrison City, and James (Karen) Olwell, of North Huntingdon; and several nieces and nephews; and Michelle and Cody. Friends will be received 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Monday at the OTT FUNERAL HOME INC., 805 Pennsylvania Ave., Irwin. Parting prayers will be held 9 a.m. Tuesday in the funeral home, followed by a 9:30 a.m. Mass of Christine Burial celebrated in Immaculate Conception Church. Interment will follow in the Penn Lincoln Memorial Park, North Huntingdon. To send online condolences, please visit www.ottfuneralhome.com .
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