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Florence M Olson Archey
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Birth: Oct. 2, 1918
Cambria County
Pennsylvania, USA
Death: Jan. 22, 2013
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA

Florence was the wife of Philip J. Archey

She was the daughterof John and Margaret (McCartney) Olson


Florence M. Archey, 94, a resident of The Lutheran Home at Hollidaysburg, formerly of Gallitzin, died Tuesday at the home.

She was born in Gallitzin, daughter of the late John and Margaret (McCartney) Olson.

Surviving are three children: Florence Kowalczyk and husband, Ronald, of St. Augustine, Fla., Phyllis Kippeny and husband, Thomas, of Gallitzin and Michael and wife, Vicki Horrax, of Cresson; five grandchildren: Ron (Teresa) Kowalczyk, Kim (Mark) Decker, Alan (Rebekah) Kippeny, Philip (Hannah) Archey and David (Jillian) Archey; eight great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Betty Dziabo of Gallitzin; and numerous nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Philip J., on May 21, 1974; an infant son, Anthony; two sisters: Dorothy Templon and Rose Eckenrode; and a brother, John.

Florence worked as an aide at the former Cresson State School and also at Publix Shirt Factory, Gallitzin. She was a member of the Pennsylvania Association of Retired State Employees, Cresson Senior Citizens and St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin. She enjoyed bingo and her dog, TT.

Friends will be received from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 25, 2013, at Gibbons Funeral Home, 301 Church St., Gallitzin, where a vigil service will be held. A funeral Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, at St. Demetrius Catholic Church, Gallitzin, the Rev. Albert Ledoux as celebrant. Committal will be at St. Patrick Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to a charity of your choice in Florence's memory.

(Altoona Mirror, Jan 23, 2013) 
Family links: 
  John E Olson (1892 - 1929)
  Margaret Ellen McCartney Olson (1892 - 1962)
  Philip J Archey (1918 - 1974)*
  Anthony Joseph Archey (1952 - 1952)*
  Rose I. Olson Eckenrode (1915 - 1987)*
  John J. Olson (1917 - 1993)*
  Florence M Olson Archey (1918 - 2013)
  Elizabeth L. Olson Dziabo (1924 - 2013)*
*Calculated relationship
Saint Patricks Cemetery
Blair County
Pennsylvania, USA
Created by: Joan of VA
Record added: Jan 22, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 104012534
Florence M <i>Olson</i> Archey
Added by: Albert Ledoux
Florence M <i>Olson</i> Archey
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In Remembrance
- Joan of VA
 Added: May. 7, 2013

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