Dorothy E. Olsen

02/01/2012 9:47 AM |

Dorothy E. Olsen of Southold, formerly of Cresskill, N.J., died Jan. 25 at San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation in Greenport. She was 90.

She was born Sept. 29, 1921, in New York City to William and Dorothy (Kelton) Ryder and married Theodore J. Olsen in New York on April 20, 1947.

Family members said she enjoyed reading and watching game shows.

Predeceased by her husband and her son Timothy, Ms. Olsen is survived by her sons Theodore, Michael and Christopher; her daughters, Pamela Brown, Judith Kennedy and Karen Maisano; 13 grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visiting hours took place Jan. 28 at Coster-Heppner Funeral Home in Cutchogue. A graveside service was held Jan. 30 at George Washington Memorial Park in Paramus, N.J., followed by interment.

Donations may be made to San Simeon by the Sound Center for Nursing and Rehabilitation.