Olsen, Leslie (May 17, 1931-December 18, 2019) – The family announces with sorrow the passing of Leslie Olsen on Wednesday December 18, 2019 at the West Nipissing General Hospital, with his family by his side.
Born on May 17th, 1931 to the late Ernest and Ivy (nee Young) Olsen. Leslie was the loving and devoted husband of 59 years to the late Jean Olsen (nee Winters). Loving father to Susan (Traci), Michael, Kevin (Lorraine), Carl (Lisa), Lisa (Mike). He was predeceased by his son Elwood and daughter Wanda. Leslie was the proud grandpa to 16 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Survived by siblings Francis Montgomery (Hugh predeceased), Fay Lajeunesse (Murray predeceased) and Gary Olsen (Pam). He was also predeceased by his siblings Dorothy (Sy predeceased), Don (Shirley Surviving), Albert (Patricia predeceased) and Raymond (Viviane surviving). Leslie was a hard worker, devoting over 30 years in the mines in Sudbury.
Leslie’s was a family man, he cherished spending time with his siblings, children and grandchildren. He would go out of his way to help anyone in need.
Special thanks to Dr. Desjardins and the nursing staff for the compassionate care he provided to our father during his illness.
The family will be receiving friends at Hillside Funeral Services on Saturday January 11th from 2 until 4 pm. A celebration of his life will follow at 4pm at the funeral home.
Donations in memory of Leslie to the West Nipissing General Hospital Foundation (Cancer Unit) would be appreciated by his family.
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Leslie Olsen December 18 2019..
Death notice for the town of: North-Bay, Province: Ontario