Jay Olsen

Jay Roald Olsen

1950 - 2020

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Obituary of Jay Roald Olsen

Melbourne – Jay Roald Olsen, 70, of Melbourne passed away on Wednesday, December 2, 2020 at HRMC. 

Jay was born on January 14, 1950 in Philadelphia, PA, to the late Roald “Ollie” Runesten Olsen and Gertrude “Trudy” Olsen.  Jay’s wife of 32 years, Marjorie Magness Olsen passed away in 2012.

His family includes his sons Todd and Ryan, daughter-in-law Brittney, grandsons Camden and Tucker; and sister Nan Olsen Miller. 

Jay graduated from Towson State University in 1972 and received his masters from University of Miami at Ohio in 1973.   His profession led him to teach physical education, swimming and science, including 28 years with Brevard Public Schools.

A memorial service will be held at 4:30pm on Monday, December 14, at Advent Lutheran Church.  7550 N. Wickham Road, Melbourne, FL 32935.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Advent Lutheran Pipe Organ Fund 7550 N. Wickham Rd. Melbourne, FL 32940.

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