Obituary of Donald M. Olmsted, Jr.
GREENVILLE – Donald M. Olmsted, Jr., 85, passed away on Tuesday November 29, 2022. He was born on March 31, 1937 in Catskill to the late Donald Olmsted, Sr. and Muriel Burdick Cook. A lifelong resident of Greenville, he attended Greenville Central School. Don was a truck driver for Van Auken Express for 30 years, retiring in 1997. He also worked for the Town of Greenville. Don was a member of the Norton Hill Wildlife Club and of the Greenville Local Snowmobile Club, having been a flagman at local snowmobile races. He enjoyed wood carving unique hobit houses, playing shuffleboard, relief carving, camping, and traveling to Arizona. In addition to his parents, he was predeceased by his brothers, Danny and David.
Don is survived by his beloved wife, Janet E. (Wallace) Olmsted; his sister, Sally (Bogardus) and her husband John Dyce; his sons, Dale and his wife Susan (Zieralski), Kevin and his wife Samantha (Smith), and Keith and his wife Theresa (Bruno); grandchildren, Dale Jr., Michael, Dennis, Brenda, Michelle, Christopher, Kelly, Chad, Taylor, Heath and Colleen; great-grandchildren, Peyton, Hunter, Sawyer, Maya, Grady, Carly, Tristen, Wesson, Keegan, Londyn, and Jonathan; and many nieces and nephews.
Don has been privately cremated. Visitation will be held on Monday December 5th starting at 4:30pm at the First Baptist Church in Westerlo, 618 State Route 143, Westerlo. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Baptist Church, PO Box 130, Westerlo, NY 12193. Arrangements by A.J. Cunningham Funeral Home. Condolences can be posted at ajcunninghamfh.com.
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