Community Life

Fanwood Resident Celebrates a Century at The Chelsea


FANWOOD, NJ -- Lillian Olsh, a resident of The Chelsea Senior Living in Fanwood, celebrated her 100th birthday at the residence surrounded family and friends on Friday, May 19. 

Originally from Colonia, Lillian spent more than 35 years working for AT&T. She had one child who is deceased but more than 35 nieces, grandnieces and grandnephews, several of whom attended the party. She has lived at the Chelsea since 2015.

In photo 1, Lillian is seated in front. With her (left to right) are grandniece Caitlin Madden, grandniece Alyssa Curry, niece Susan Wilson, Susan’s husband Bob Wilson, grandnephew Chris Curry, and niece Mary Jean Madden of Scotch Plains, a preschool teacher at Brunner Elementary.

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