Margaret Ann Peggy Olszewski, age 76, of Highway 194 South, Vilas, passed away Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at Watauga Medical Center.

Born November 8, 1942 in Hoboken, New Jersey, she was a daughter of Stephen John and Ellen Catherine ONeill Modica. Peggy and Albert Douglas Olszewski were married June 20, 1964. They moved to the Vilas area in 1972 and established Olszewski Construction Company. Peggy served the company as business manager before her retirement in 2014. She and Albert were active members of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church for many years. Her favorite pastimes were enjoying good food, good wine, and travel.

Surviving are her husband, Albert Olszewski; daughter, Laura Peterson and husband, Christopher; granddaughters, Meaghan and Katie Peterson; sister, Kathleen Buchanan; and Godson, Gregory Hardy.
In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her sister, Rita Gubitosi and brother-in-law, Sammy Buchanan.

A memorial Mass will be celebrated beginning at 1:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 25, 2019, at St. Elizabeth Catholic Church, officiated by Father Matthew Codd. The family will receive friends one hour prior to services, at St. Elizabeth. Entombment will follow services in the St. Elizabeth Church Columbarium.

The family suggests memorials to the Father Francis Connolly Fund for St. Elizabeth, 259 Pilgrims Way, Boone, NC 28607, or to MediHome Health and Hospice, 400 Shadowline Drive, Suite 102, Boone, NC 28607.

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