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Bridget (McGrath) Olson

December 19, 1932 ~ April 20, 2018 (age 85)
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 CHICOPEE-Bridget (McGrath) Olson, 85, passed away peacefully at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield on Friday, April 20, 2018 with her family at her side. Bridget was born on December 19, 1932   in Co. Clare, Ireland. She was raised in Ireland, attending schools there and immigrated to the United States in 1953. She worked for the former Weintraub’s Fabric Store in Springfield and then Serv-U Wallpaper before retiring. Bridget was a member of Faith United Methodist Church in Chicopee. Bridget was the beloved wife of Roy V. Olson for 62 years until his passing on April 15, 2017. She leaves her loving daughters, Patricia A. Zimowski and her husband Stanley, of Chicopee, and Deborah L.  Goodhind of Bondsville; six cherished grandchildren, Stanley J Zimowski III, Daniel Zimowski, Jeremy Zimowski (Agnieszka), Daniel J. Goodhind (Meghan), Michael Goodhind (Ashley) and Kevin Goodhind (Alyssa); 5 great grandchildren, Kaitlyn Zimowski, Daniel Zimowski Jr, Jeremy Zimowski Jr, Thomas Zimowski and Ian Goodhind and many nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, Bridget was predeceased by her siblings, Michael and Sean McGrath and Kitty McGrath as well as a son-in-law Daniel Goodhind. Family and friends are invited to gather on Thursday, April 26, 2018 for a period of visitation for Bridget from 8:30 to 9:45 a.m. at Tylunas Funeral Home, 159 Broadway St., Chicopee. A Service Celebrating Bridget’s life will be held at 9:45 a.m. at the Funeral Home followed by burial at 11:00 a.m. at the Massachusetts Veterans’ Memorial Cemetery in Agawam. Donations in Bridget’s memory may be made to the Shriners Hospital for Children, 516 Carew St, Springfield, MA 01104.

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