Ronald Carl Olson

Born: Sat., Feb. 28, 1931
Died: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019


4:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Thu., Aug. 29, 2019
Location: Gagne-Piechowski Funeral Home

Graveside Service

11:00 AM Fri., Aug. 30, 2019
Location: Pachaug Cemetery

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Sandwich, MA - Ronald Carl Olson, 88, formerly of Lisbon, CT, passed away Sunday, August 25 after a long, courageous battle with asbestosis. He was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Patricia Pawlak, and his parents, Gustaf and Anna Olson.

He served in the Navy as a submariner and enjoyed sharing tales of his adventures below the high seas. He was an avid car racing fan and participant, sharing it with his daughters from the time they were very young.

Ron is survived by his two daughters, Debbi Bristol and husband Jeffrey of Hyannis, MA, and Kathleen Fuller and husband Paul Beatty of Sandwich, MA, as well as his brother, John Olson and wife Betty of Sunset Beach, NC. He is also survived by those he was most proud of - his grandchildren, Mellissa Wrinn and husband Michael, Catherine Parkes, Robert Lenois and wife Brandy, Krishana Fuller and husband Jordan McClish, Hailee Kroshus and husband Ian. He was also loved by his tribe of great grandchildren, his friends and his extended family.  

Calling hours will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m on Thursday August 29, 2019 at the Gagne Piechowski Funeral Home, 490 Voluntown Road, Jewett City, CT. A graveside service will be celebrated at Pachaug Cemetery, Griswold, CT on Friday, August 30, 2019 at 11:00 a.m. For online condolences please go to

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