Obituaries » Kenneth A. Olinsky
August 17, 2020
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Kenneth A. Olinsky, 71, Carbondale, died at home, Monday.
Born in Brooklyn NY, son of the late Edward and Irene VanTassel Olinsky, he was a contractor in Brooklyn NY for most of his life and later moved to Carbondale and retired here.
Surviving are seven children. He shared Lisa and the late Kenneth Kelly with Florence Kelly and James, Lucas, Samantha, Kristina and Cindy Sabatino with Antonina Sabatino. He was a proud and loving grandfather to 12 grandchildren. Kenny had eight siblings: Edward and Tillie Olinsky, Donna Olinsky-Rizzo, Juan Diaz, Irene Carnavale, Patricia Midthassel and the late Steven and Robert Olinsky.
Everyone loved him and he was known to many of his friends as “Kenny Love.” He enjoyed spending time with his family, cooking and taking road trips. He had a great sense of humor and often told jokes and did magic tricks to lift the spirits of those around him. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.
The family will receive friends on Friday, August 28, 2020, from 4 p.m. until 6 p.m. in Lawrence A. Gabriel Funeral Home and Cremation Services Inc., 74 N. Main St., Carbondale.
Online condolences may be sent to funeral home website.