Paul Olson

Obituary of Paul A. Olson

Paul A. Olson, 86, a longtime resident of North Andover, passed away at his home on Monday morning, December 19. He was the loving husband of the late Barbara L. (Anderson) Olson who passed away in June. Born and raised in Woburn, he was the son of the late Wilbur, and the late Signe Olson. Paul was a peacetime Army Veteran and a graduate of Boston University. Paul and his late wife Barbara had resided in North Andover in the same home for 55 years. Prior to his retirement, Paul owned and operated Paul Olson & Associates, supplying business forms and printing services to many area businesses. Paul was a member of the North Andover Rotary Club, and he was a Mason. Most of all, Paul was a devoted and loving husband to Barbara – the love of his life. Paul is survived by his brother, Robert Warren Olson of Sanford, Maine; and he was well-loved, by his three nieces, Dorine, Brenda, and Jodi; and one nephew, Wayne. He is also survived by his brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Betty and Luther Hosford. And Paul was predeceased by his beloved dogs, “Heidi” and “Tasha,” who brought much joy into his life. Services will be private. Arrangements by the Arthur P. Graham Funeral Home, Woburn. In lieu of flowers, contributions in Paul’s memory may be made to the ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804 (
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