It is with deep regret that the West Paterson Fire Department announces the passing of former Fire Department President Vincent J. Olivo.
Vincent J. Olivo, age 79, of Woodland Park, passed away on November 23, 2011. Vince was born in Paterson to the late James and Lena Olivo. Vince served in the United States Air Force and later worked at the Passaic Valley Sewage Commission for over 33 years. In addition to being a dedicated family man, Vince was active in many organizations. He was a parishioner at Our Lady of Pompeii Church and served on its finance board for over 25 years. He was a member and former President of Paterson Unico, the Sewage Authority commissioner for Woodland Park and Totowa, the President of Camp Hope inWest Milford, the treasurer of the 200 Club Emeritus, a member of the Woodland Park Democratic Club, a member of the Paterson Diocesan School Board, a members of the Fathers’ Club at St. Bonaventure Church and Paul VI and help develop the Mutual Aid Association of Woodland Park, Totowa, and Little Falls. In addition, one of Vince’s proudest accomplishments was serving as a volunteer Firefighter for the West Paterson Fire Co. # 1 for nearly 50 years. He was a former President, Vice President, and Trustee there and was later member of the Exempt Fireman’s Association.
Vince was the beloved husband of Teresa (nee Agnes) and the adored father of Jim Olivo and his wife Sharon. He is also survived by many nieces and nephews and was predeceased by his sister Bessie Trombino. For arrangements visit, www.santangelofuneral.com