Raphael Mary Marucci Olson, 87, died Monday, April 28, 2014, in the Lutheran Home and Rehabilitation Center.
She was born Aug. 11, 1926, in Jamestown, N.Y., the daughter of Michael M. and Mary Grace Ferrara Marucci.
At one time, she was employed by the former Durmold Fairchild, Sylvania, and Big N. She was a past member of the Catholic War Vets Auxiliary, Mothers Club, Cub Scouts serving as a den mother, and Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church.
Raphael Mary Marucci Olson
She loved her family and was always there for them. She enjoyed baking and traveling.
She is survived by her son, David (Juanita) Olson of Olean; a grandson, Jeremiah Olson of Olean; and a brother, Albert J. Marucci of California.
She is preceded in death by her husband, Harry R. Olson Jr., who died July 15, 2005, and whom she married July 1, 1950, in Ss. Peter & Paul Catholic Church; a grandson, Nathan M. Olson; six brothers: Fedele, Anthony, Leonard, Floyd, Pascal J., and Lawrence Marucci; and a sister, Josephine O'Connell.
A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, May 3, 2014, in Ss. Peter & Paul/Holy Apostles Parish. The Rev. Dennis Mende, pastor will be celebrant. Burial will be in Holy Cross Cemetery.
Friends will be received from 2-4 p.m. and 7-9 p.m. Friday, May 2, 2014, in the Migliore Funeral Home, where a Christian wake service will be held at 1:45 p.m. Friday in the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to Ss. Peter & Paul/Holy Apostles Parish.