Albert (Al) A. Olschefski, 85, husband of Rose M. Olschefski, died on Tuesday, January 8, 2019 surrounded by his loving family after a brief illness. Born in Meriden on March 4, 1933, he was the son of the late Albert and Agnes Olschefski. He had resided in Meriden all his life and had attended Wilcox Tech. Mr. Olschefski was employed by AMF CUNO as a machinist. He was a parishioner of St. Mary Church. Al was active with St. Mary School, parish and Boy Scout Troop 28 and was an avid bowler.
Besides his wife, he is survived by his children, Amy O’Donnell, Karl Olschefski and his partner Terry McBrien and Heidi Boyd; two grandchildren, Chris and Denver Boyd; brothers-in-law, Fred Steinbeck, Jr. and his wife Barbara and John Steinbeck. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his sister, Dolores Antonucci and his son-in-law, Chris Boyd.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a Mass of Christian Burial to be held on Friday, January 11, 2019 at 11 a.m. at Our Lady Queen of Angels, St. Joseph Campus, 22 Goodwill Avenue, Meriden. Burial will be in St. Boniface Cemetery. Family and friends may call at the church prior to the Mass from 10 to 11 a.m. In lieu of flowers, contributions in his memory may be made to a charity of one’s choice. Arrangements are under the direction of the John J. Ferry & Sons Funeral Home, 88 East Main Street, Meriden, CT 06450. For online condolences, please visit jferryfh.com
My sincere condolenecs to the family. May the God of all comfort give you the comfort you need to endure this difficult time (2 Corinthians 1:3,4)
gc - Wednesday January 16, 2019 via Condolence Message
Dad, I will miss you forever. But the strong sense of family you instilled in me will help me . I know you are watching over us. I hope we will continue to make you proud. Until we meet again. I love you Daddy.
Saturday January 12, 2019 via Condolence Message
To Rosemary and the Olschefski Family: Please accept my sincerest sympathy in your loss of such a fine gentleman! I know Jerry thought a lot of Al and I like to think that they are now up there renewing their friendship!!
Jean Benoit Benoit - Saturday January 12, 2019 via Condolence Message
Karl & Olschefski family,
Sorry for your loss. Thinking of you.
Nancy Kiely Bobskill & family
Nancy Kiely Bobskill - Friday January 11, 2019 via Condolence Message
To the Olshefski Family. Our condolences on the passing of your husband/dad. May he rest in peace
Mark/Veronica Gavagni - Wednesday January 09, 2019 via Condolence Message
So sorry to read about your loss. We remember him as a friendly, kind gentlemen. Thinking of you at this time. Hold on to your family memories
Mark & Rosemary Fritz