Robert F. Olszewski

May 20, 1945 ~ October 23, 2021 (age 76)



of East Norriton, PA passed away peacefully on Saturday, October 23, 2021 with his loving family at his side. He was 76 years old. 


Born on May 20, 1945 and raised in Swedesburg, PA, Bob was the husband of Lynne (Smyth) Olszewski and the son of the late Benjamin and Lottie (Rojeski) Olszewski. He was a graduate of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School, where he excelled in basketball and was a member of the 1963 State Championship basketball team. He graduated from Montgomery County Community College and West Chester University with a degree in history. He was a history teacher in the Norristown Area School District, a truck driver for Fleming Foods, and a bartender at the Glass Rack Pub in Norristown, PA. He was also active in Boy Scouts of America.


Besides his wife he is survived by a son, Dr. Robert Olszewski, Jr. (Dr. Laryssa Hud), grandchildren Lydia Eva and Gregory George, his brother Benjamin Olszewski, Jr. (AnnaMarie nee Narwich), and his nephew and nieces. He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters, Marie Howell and Sharon Araos.


The family requests memorial contributions be made to The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals®, 424 E. 92nd St New York, NY 10128-6804.


Arrangements made by the Bernard S. Gutkowski Funeral Home, Keith J. Murphy F.D. of Swedesburg, Upper Merion Township, 610-275-6385,


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