Olivia Boswell

Obituary of Olivia Boswell

Olivia P. Vaughn Boswell, 65, of Harrisburg, died on Friday, March 2, 2018 in Spring Creek Rehabilitation and Healthcare Center, Swatara Township.

She was born on June 24, 1952 to Russell and Florence Hamlet Vaughn in Pittsburgh, PA. She graduated from Pittsburgh Public Schools and Connelly Trade School for Clerical Education. Olivia worked as a Secretary for Pittsburgh Housing Authority for 20 years. She was a member, Deaconess, Choir Member, and Dedicated Church Worker at New Light Temple Baptist Church of Pittsburgh, a Member - Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren and a Member of Teamsters Labor Union 239.

Olivia enjoyed traveling, reading, crocheting, cooking and entertaining family and friends. Olivia was the official family caretaker, she would check on everyone daily via phone, Facebook or email.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Russell and Florence (Hamlet) Vaughn.

Olivia is survived by her loving husband, James A. Boswell; two sisters, Lane Ratley and Teri Bridgett; Three Nieces, Delane Ratley-Fisher, Tamiah Bridgett, Gianni Lethridge; Great Nephew, Donovan Azeem; .

Memorial Services will be held on Saturday, March 10, 2018 at 11:00 am in Harrisburg First Church of the Brethren, 219 Hummel Street, Harrisburg, with Pastor Belita Mitchell, Officiating. A visitation will be held on Saturday from 10:00 am - 11:00 am in the Church. Arrangements by Wiedeman Funeral Home and Cremation Services - Harrisburg.