William F. Olson, Jr.
May 30, 2017
|William F. Olson Jr., 61, of Factoryville, died May 30 at his home following an illness.
Born Feb. 27, 1956, in Scranton, son of the late William and Jeanette (Wilson) Marionni Olson, he received his associate’s degree in 1977 from Keystone Junior College, a bachelor’s degree in biology from Slippery Rock University in 1979 and studied plant biology and ecology at Rutgers University in 1998. He was currently an adjunct instructor in the biology department of Keystone College.
William was an avid advocate for protecting the environment. He worked in New Jersey and Pennsylvania for more than 25 years as a botanist and biologist.
Surviving are his brother, Edward Marionni and wife, Sheryl, Dalton; nephew, Christopher Marionni and wife, Joom, Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic; his niece, Elizabeth Musso and husband, Christopher, Clarks Summit; and two great-nieces, Sienna and Avery.
Graveside services will be conducted: