Julia Ann (Walko) Olschon

May 26, 1940 ~ June 10, 2019 (age 79)


Julia Ann Olschon, 79, of West Newton, died Monday, June 10, 2019.  She was born May 26, 1940 in West Newton a daughter of the late John and Anna (Shivak) Walko.  Prior to retirement she was a nurse and head nurse at McKeesport hospital for 35 years.  Julia was a member of First Baptist Church, West Newton.  She loved Hallmark movies, collecting dolls and painting.  An avid Steelers fan, she especially enjoyed meeting “Elvis” at Hidden Treasures.  Together with her husband Ron, she greatly enjoyed traveling the US and overseas.  Surviving are her sister, Janet (Robert) Bianchi of Frederick, MD; nieces and nephews, Janet Ann Bianchi, Robert Richard Bianchi, both of Frederick, MD, Erik Jon (Katrina)  of Spartansburg, SC, Susan Bianchi of Frederick, MD; Tamara (Thomas) Troup of Perryopolis, Valarie (Dave) Lash of Irwin, Heather Horne of Irwin, Ronalee Matthews, and Beth Ann (Don) Stahl; and numerous other nieces and nephews.  In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Ronald Olschon; sister, Nancy J. Hallowich; and brother, John C. Walko.  Friends will be received 6-8pm Thursday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine St. West Newton.  Services and Burial will be private.   Condolences may be left at

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June 13, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home
901 Vine Street
West Newton, PA 15089

Private Services

Private Interment

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