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Larry E. Olshewski

December 8, 1947 ~ March 24, 2024 (age 76) 76 Years Old

Larry Olshewski Obituary

Larry E. Olshewski, age 76, of New London, died on March 24, 2024 at his residence. Born December 8, 1947, to the late Michael and Kathryn (McConnel) Olshewski, he was a proud veteran of the United States Air Force. Larry was hard working, and was a devoted employee of R&L Carriers for over 35 years.

An avid outdoorsman, Larry was happiest spending time in nature with those he loved most. Traveling, camping, boating, fishing, and riding horses were some of his favorite activities. He also liked riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle for many years.

Survivors include his loving wife of fifty-six years, Arla (Carpenter), of New London; children, Larry G. Olshewski of New London, Diane G. Olshewski of New London, and Scott L. (Bonnie) Olshewski of Willard; a brother, Michael D. (Connie) Olshewski of Norwalk; a granddaughter, Victoria Daugherty; two grandchildren, Tony Albright, and Crystal Smeltz; two great-grandchildren, Eliza and Kallen; and many nieces, nephews, and other relatives.

In addition to his parents, Larry was preceded in death by a sister, Arlene Merkley; and a grandson, Jacob June.

Visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 from 5:00 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. at Eastman Funeral Home, 200 W. Main St., New London, OH 44851. A funeral service will be held immediately following visitation at 6:00 p.m. with his nephew, Paul Asmus, officiating. In honor of Larry, the family asks that everyone dress casually.

In place of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, PO Box 1999, Memphis, TN, 38101.

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April 2, 2024

5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Eastman Funeral Home
200 W Main Street
New London, OH 44851

Funeral Service
April 2, 2024

6:00 PM
Eastman Funeral Home
200 W Main Street
New London, OH 44851


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501 St. Jude Place, Memphis TN 38105
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