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John Olscamp

June 26, 1922 ~ August 26, 2018 (age 96)

John Olscamp, formerly of Niagara Falls, NY, passed away on Sunday, August 26, 2018, in Northgate Health Care Facility. He was born in Campbellton, New Brunswick, on June 26, 1922, the son of the late George and Sarah [Keighan] Olscamp.

Mr. Olscamp served with the Royal Canadian Air Force, during World War II.    He was a stationary engineer and fireman at Hooker Chemical Co.,  he later worked at Occidental for over 37 years before retiring.
 
He was a former member of Sacred Heart Church  and was a member of the church's St. Vincent de Paul Society, the Ushers Club and the Bereavement Committee. He was also a member of the St. George prayer group.
 
Mr. Olscamp was the husband of the late Julia [Nagelhout] Olscamp, who passed away in February of this year.
 
He is survived by  four sons Vincent (Bonnie),  Michael (Linda), John (Marie) and  Francis (Moira) Olscamp, two daughters, Anne (Philip) Cafarella and Maria (Chip) Taylor, a brother George "Buzz" Olscamp,  a sister in law Mildred Olscamp and his late son's fiancee' Amy Griffin,   seventeen grandchildren, twelve great-grandchildren, also many nieces and nephews.
 
Mr. Olscamp was the father of the late Joseph Olscamp and brother of the late  Harry, James and Randolph Olscamp, Irene Steinbrenner, Helen Traverse, his twin Lois McCabe, Georgina Olscamp, Stella Curry, Thelma Braas and Dora Rountree.
 
His family will be present on Tuesday from 2-4 & 7-9 PM at the RHONEY FUNERAL HOME, 5893 Hoover Road, SANBORN, NY, where funeral services will be held on Wednesday at 8:45 AM, followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 9:30 AM at Our Lady of Czestochowa Church, 64 Center Avenue, North Tonawanda, NY 14120.
 
Flowers are gratefully declined. Memorials may be made in his name to the Multiple Sclerosis Society.
 
Interment in Gate of Heaven Cemetery, Lewiston, NY. 
 
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