March 8, 1929 ~ July 2, 2013
Violet A. Olsen, 84, wife of 55 years to the late Gordon V. Olsen, passed away July 2, 2013. Mother of David and Nicole Randi Olsen, sister of Raymond, Gloria, Eleanor Alderson and the late Mary and John Alderson. Violet was born in Sunderland, England, March 8, 1929 a daughter of the late John James and Eliza Story Alderson. Violet served in the Women's Land Army of England during the 1940's. She came to the US in 1953 and was a nanny. She and her family lived in North Haven for over 50 years and she was a crossing guard at Ridge Road School for 11 years before her retirement. Friends may visit with her family on Friday, July 12 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at BEECHER & BENNETT, 2300 WHITNEY AVE., HAMDEN. Interment will follow in North Haven Center Cemetery.