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Olson, Margaret B. July 16, 1943 - March 7, 2023

Date of Funeral

March 17, 2023

Margaret Bush Olson, passed away quietly at her home early Tuesday morning, on March 7, 2023, in Hackettstown, NJ. Margaret was 79.

Margaret was born July 16, 1943in Oceanside NY, the daughter of the late Florence May Gilchrist and Edgar Wheatcroft Bush.

Margaret is survived by her daughter Pamela Olson Mulrooney of Asbury NJ.  her grandson Ryan Mulrooney of Asbury NJ, her granddaughter Brianna Olson Courter her husband Joe Courter of Phillipsburg NJ, her daughter in-law Susanna Meine Olson of Washington NJ, a bother Robert Bush of Seldon NY and countless nieces and nephews.

Margaret has been predeceased in death by her parents Florence and Edgar (Bush), husband Melvin (Olson), her beloved son Brian (Olson), and her sister Dottie Searing.

Visitation and funeral service will be held at Cochran Funeral Home at 905 High St. in Hackettstown N.J. on Friday March 17th at 10AM. Burial will follow immediately at Union Cemetery Mountain Ave. Hackettstown NJ.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Alzheimer’s Society.


  1. REPLY
    Carren Thomas says

    I have many fond memories of Margaret, particularly as we participated together in the Prayer Shawl Ministry at Trinity. Margaret served there for many years and crocheted many beautiful prayer shawls.
    Peace and blessings to her family.

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