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Gerald M. Olin, Jr.

By T.J. Woodward

Gerald M. Olin, Jr. 76 of Perry, NY. Died May 3, 2011 in Bergen, NY due to a trucking accident. Born March 5, 1935 in Perry Center to the late Gerald M. (Lenora E. Mason) Olin, Sr.. Gerald drove truck for Kuszulyk of Batavia. Mr. Olin was a longtime member of the First Congregational Church in Perry Center. He was an avid outdoorsman that loved to hunt and fish. He would often describe himself as a “Jack of all trades and master of none”. Mr. Olin was a member of the Warsaw Moose Club and enjoyed car races. He loved his family, loved to work and planned never to retire. He is preceded in death by a son Dale Olin.
He survived by his wife Patricia M. (Mattoon) Olin of Perry; sons Douglas (Ardell) Olin of Batavia; Daniel (Carrie) Olin of Perry; David (Katherine) Olin of Henrietta; Duane (Sheila) Olin of Perry; step-children Michelle (Timothy) Post of Perry; Kit (Greg) Potwora of Batavia; James VanScoter of Warsaw; brother Richard (Patricia) Olin of Crossville, TN; sisters Loretta (Merritt) Patrick of Leicester; Judy (Garrith) Seng of Topeka, KS; brother-in-law Ron (Marcia) Mattoon of Perry; 18 grandchildren, 8 great-grandchildren along with 8 nieces and 5 nephews also survive.

Friends are invited to call from 2-4 and 7-9 PM on Friday May 6, 2011 at the Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 N. Main St. Perry, NY 14530. Funeral Services will take place 10:00 AM on Saturday May 7, 2011 at the Funeral Home. Interment will take place in Prospect Hill Cemetery, Perry Center.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Genesee Cancer Assistance 16 Bank St. Batavia, NY 14020 or to the Perry Fire Department PO Box 243 Perry, NY 14530. For more information or to sign the online guest registry please visit or call (585) 237-2626. Arrangements completed by Eaton-Watson Funeral Home, LLC. 98 North Main Street Batavia, New York 14530.

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