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Charlotte Marie Bolgiano “Bunny” Oliver, 93, of Solomons, formerly of Locust Grove, Va., died Jan. 11, 2013.
She was born Nov. 26, 1919, in Baltimore to the late Ralph Bolgiano and Edith Flitton Bolgiano.
She was the beloved wife to David Robert Oliver Sr., whom she married Aug.16, 1941, in Towson. She grew up in Towson and graduated from Baltimore Friends School in 1937. She went on to attend Swarthmore College, graduating in 1941, and became a school teacher with Fairfax County, Va., schools, where she retired in June 1977. She moved to Asbury-Solomons in April 2004 from Lake of the Woods, Locust Grove, Va. She was a member of the American Association of University Women and Stephen Ministries, was president of the Women’s Club of Burlington, N.J., and enjoyed sailing, quilting, Bible study, sewing, tennis and swimming.
She was preceded in death by her parents and brother, Ralph Bolgiano Jr.
She is survived by her husband of 71 years, David Robert Oliver Sr. of Solomons; children, Charlotte Diane Oliver Davies and her husband, Hugh, of Lusby, David Robert Oliver Jr. and his companion, Gay, of Indian Head, S.C., Bruce Richard Oliver and his wife, Kristi, of Fairfax Station, Va., Elizabeth Anne Oliver Mariani of San Bernardino, Calif., and Michael Preston Oliver and his wife, Ilene, of Aurora, Col.; 14 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.
Funeral service was held Jan. 16 at Middleham and St. Peter’s Parish in the Middleham Chapel Great Hall in Lusby, with the Rev. David Showers and the Rev. Robert Stephenson officiating.
Interment followed at the church cemetery.
Pallbearers were Christopher Hugh Davies, David Robert Oliver III, Andrew Peter Bryce Oliver, James Richard Oliver, Thomas Ralph Davies, Timothy Bruce Oliver and Matthew Burkhard Mariani.
Memorial contributions may be made to Middleham and St. Peter’s Parish; Calvert Hospice; to the Asbury-Solomons Benevolent Fund.