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John Anthony Oliver
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1925
Norfolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 26, 2011
Yuma County
Arizona, USA

age: 85 yrs 4 mos 18 days

John Anthony entered into eternal life in Yuma Arizona on Saturday March 26, 2011. He was born on November 8 1925 in Milton Massachusetts to Guy and Agnes Oliver.

John, a long time resident of Yuma John spent his entire time providing charitable services and assistance to his friends and his community. He graduated from Saints Johns Prep in Danvers, Massachusetts and was ordained at Saint Meinrad's Seminary Indiana in 1953. He lived a simple life and cared for many. He cherished his time with his neighboring brother Gerard and was loved by his sister–in-law Bernadette and their two sons.

Johns siblings include his sister, Mary Brennan; brother-in-law, Paul Brennan; brothers, Thomas Oliver, Bernard Oliver, Paul Oliver, Gerard Oliver; sister Dorothy Lagrottia and sister-in-law Bernadatte Oliver of Riverside, California.

John was devoted and will be missed by his family, many nieces and nephews as well as his home town of Yuma

Recitation of the Holy Rosary will be at 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, March 31, 2011 at St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Yuma. A memorial Mass will be con-celebrated at St. Francis Church on Friday, April 1, 2011 at 11:00 a.m.

Private cremation arrangements were entrusted to Johnson Mortuary.

In lieu of lowers please make donations to Crossroads Mission of Yuma.

Published in The Yuma Sun
on March 31, 2011
Cremated, Location of ashes is unknown.
Created by: Marilyn
Record added: Oct 28, 2011
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John Anthony Oliver
Added by: Marilyn
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- Marilyn
 Added: Jan. 15, 2015
You were my favorite priest down at I.C. -- You did my First Communion and Confirmation and I'm sad to see you are gone now --- but not forgotten. Thank you Msgr Oliver!
- Marilyn
 Added: Oct. 28, 2011

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