Joe Olszewski
Dec 22, 2006

December 22, 2006 Joseph G. Olszewski, 79, of Liverpool, passed away Friday at his home. He was a native and life resident of the Syracuse area and retired from the Syracuse Police Department in 1985 after 33 years. He was an Army veteran of WWII and a communicant of the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Rose; daughters, Joanne Rowan of Syracuse and Mary of Liverpool; sons, Matthew (Rosemary) of Skaneateles, Mark (Maryellen) of Ephrata, PA, Luke (Angela) of Panama City Beach, FL, John (Mary Theresa) of Camillus and Paul (Mary Anne) of Camillus; sisters, Jane Ilacqua of Syracuse and Anne Munz of Camillus; brother, Edward (Eva) Olszewski of Camillus; 17 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Calling hours will be 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, December 27, 2006, at Maurer Funeral Home, 300 Second Street, Liverpool. Funeral services will be conducted 9 a.m. Thursday at the funeral home and 10 a.m. in the Basilica of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, 927 Park Ave., Syracuse, NY 13204, with burial to follow in Assumption Cemetery, Syracuse. Contributions may be made to NAVAC, 407 South State St., North Syracuse, NY 13212. Maurer Funeral Home, Inc. www.maurerfuneralhome.com