Olive Anne (nee Murphy) Tourtillott passed away peacefully on January 4, 2021 at age 81.
Olive Ann was born (and raised) in Jersey City on August 16, 1939. She graduated from Dickinson High School and worked as an Administrative Assistant at Western Electric, Bell Labs and Toms River MUA. In 1966, she married Donald Tourtillott at St. Anne’s RC Church in Jersey City. They lived in Ocean Twp. before moving to Toms River in the early 1970’s.
Olive Anne was predeceased by her parents, Albert and Olive Murphy, brother Robert (Doris) Murphy, Albert (Eunice) Murphy, Leroy (Margaret) Murphy and great nephew Robert Murphy III.
She is survived by her loving husband of 54 years, Donald Tourtillott, brother Gilbert Pat (Giovanna Jo) Murphy, nieces Diane (Mike) Carney, Jayne, Rosanne and Regina Murphy, great niece Robyn (Jordan) Scherzer and their children Jack & Maddie, and nephews Robert (Vicki) Murphy and Patrick (Della) Murphy and their children Johnny and Ayden.
The family will receive relatives and friends on Thursday, January 7, 2021 9:30am – 10:30am at the Timothy E. Ryan Home for Funerals, 995 Fischer Blvd., Toms River. A Mass of Christian Burial will be offered at 11:00am at St. Justin the Martyr RC Church, Toms River. Entombment to follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Toms River.
In lieu of flowers donations to the Jersey Shore Animal Shelter, 185 Brick Blvd., Brick, NJ 08723 would be appreciated.
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Jersey Shore Animal Shelter
185 Brick Blvd., Brick NJ 08723