James J. "Jim" OlivoOctober 25, 1933 ~ April 16, 2017 (age 83)
James Joseph “Jim” Olivo, 83, of East Hampton, beloved husband of Joyce (Carlano) Olivo, died Sunday April 16th at his home surrounded by his loving family. Born Oct. 25, 1933 in Bronxville, NY he was the son of the late Nicholas and Elizabeth (Greco) Olivo. Jim proudly served his country in the U.S Air Force during the Korean War and was a graduate of St. John’s University. Jim worked for JP Morgan Bank, European American Bank and retired from Union Bank of Switzerland. He became a member of the Knights of Columbus in 1993, and went on to become Grand Knight, District Deputy, and member of the Fourth Degree Assembly. He was a Eucharistic Minister at Our Lady of the Assumption Church in the Bronx, and taught religious instruction there for many years. Besides his wife Joyce he is survived by his daughter Pamela Farrington and husband David of Marlborough, three sons James Olivo and wife Susan of Armonk, NY, Kenneth Olivo of New Haven, Mark Olivo of Smithtown, NY, nine grandchildren Nicholas, Matthew, Lauren, Emma, Jonathan, David, Ava, Luke, and Ella. He was predeceased by a brother, Gary Olivo. Jim Olivo served his country, he served his faith, he raised a family, he traveled the world, and he was married to the woman he loved for 59 years. Friends may call at the Spencer Funeral Home 112 Main St. East Hampton on Wednesday April 19th from 6PM until 8PM and on Thursday April 20th from 2PM until 4PM and 6PM until 8PM. The funeral procession will leave the Spencer Funeral Home on Friday morning at 10:30AM followed by the Funeral Liturgy at 11AM in St. Patrick Church in East Hampton. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Cemetery. In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to St. Patrick Church P.O. Box 177 East Hampton, CT 06424. To leave online condolences please visit www.spencerfuneralhomeinc.com.