Ollive L. (nee Anderson) Dehlinger, age 90, of the City of Tonawanda, passed away peacefully on Thursday, May 2, 2013, surrounded by her family, at Northgate Health Care Facility, where she had been a resident for the past five years. Born in Grassflat, PA, she was the wife of Robert J. Dehlinger, who died on July 23, 1992; and sister of the late Florence Lucas, Russell Anderson, and Ollivan Anderson. Ollive was a 70-year member of Augustana Lutheran Church.
She is survived by three children, Donald (Lin) Dehlinger, Thomas (Marianne) Dehlinger, and Carol Crissey, all of Tonawanda; five grandchildren, Dan (Rachel) Crissey, Jenny Crissey, Andy (Beth) Dehlinger, Amanda Dehlinger, and Casey Dehlinger; four great-grandchildren, Gabriel and Faith Dehlinger, Madelyn and June Crissey; and several nieces and nephews.
Relatives and friends are invited to a celebration of Ollive's life on Monday, May 6th from 10-11 AM only at JOHN O. ROTH FUNERAL HOME, INC., 25 William St. (Between Morgan & Broad Sts.) City of Tonawanda, where a funeral service will be held at 11 AM. Rev. Troy Mulvaine will officiate. Burial will be in Elmlawn Cemetery. A reception will follow at the Eldredge Bicycle Club, 17 Broad St., City of Tonawanda. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Augustana Lutheran Church Esther Circle, 3143 Eggert Rd. Tonawanda, NY 14150.
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