Welcome to the memorial page for

Anthony J. Olivo

November 30, 1944 ~ December 30, 2017 (age 73)

Anthony J. Olivo, 73, of Darragh, passed away Saturday, Dec. 30, 2017, in Excela Health Latrobe Hospital. He was born Nov. 30, 1944, in Netcong, N.J., son of the late Joseph Sr. and Leona (Swisher) Olivo. Anthony graduated from Sparta High School in New Jersey. He was an Army veteran, having served in the National Guard in New Jersey. Prior to his retirement, he was an electronics technician having worked for Astro Nuclear Dynamics in Large. He loved his two cats, Mia and Reba, and enjoyed working on his computer. Anthony is survived by his loving wife of 19 1/2 years, Barbara Shanks Olivo; two stepdaughters, Stacy (Tom) Gongloff, of West Middlesex, and Brenda (Larry Sr.) Shaffer, of West Virginia; five step-grandchildren, T.J. (Hailey) Gongloff, Joshua (Monica) Gongloff, Seth Gongloff, Larry Shaffer Jr. and Kaylynn Shaffer; step-great-grandson, Isaac Gongloff; two brothers, Frank Olivo, of Florida, and Joseph Jr. (Patricia) Olivo, of New Jersey; sister-in-law, Diane Olivo, of New Jersey; numerous nieces and nephews; and great-nieces and great-nephews. Anthony will be dearly missed by his family friends and neighbors. The family would like to thank the nurses on 3North, the ICU nurses at Excela Health Latrobe Hospital and the Excela Heath Home Care nurses and aides for all their loving care. There will be no public visitation per Anthony's wishes. A memorial service to celebrate his life will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 13, 2018, in the Herminie United Methodist Church, with Pastor Randy Landman officiating. JOSEPH W. NICKELS FUNERAL HOME INC., 404 Sewickley Ave., Herminie, PA 15637, 724-446-7251. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the Herminie United Methodist Church, 3365 Pike St., Herminie, PA 15637, or an Animal Rescue League of one's choice. To send online condolences, please visit

Anthony's obituary will run in the Tribune Review -Greensburg Edition on Sunday January 7, 2018

Charitable donations may be made to:

Herminie United Methodist CHurch
3365 Pike Street, Herminie PA 15637
Tel: 1-724-446-7200

 Service Information

Memorial Service
January 13, 2018

1:00 PM
Herminie United Methodist Church
3365 Pike Street
Herminie, PA 15637

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