In Loving Memory Of
Jean Ronald (John) Olscamp
1938 - 2023

Moncton, NB – Jean Ronald (John) Olscamp, 84, passed away peacefully at his residence on March 14, 2023, with his wife of 62 years and three daughters by his side after a 22-year battle with Parkinson’s disease.

Jean was born in St-Casimir, PQ on April 30, 1938, the son of the late Ronaldo and Marie-Ange (Boisvert) Olscamp.  He leaves to mourn his loving wife, Eleanor (Ellie) and daughters:  Lyn (Dan) Vancouver, BC, Carol (Brad) Moncton, NB, and Bonnie (Mark) Ottawa, ON; grandchildren: Alain, Luc (Rachel), Lise (Cody) and Kael; great-grandsons:  Grayson and Matthias; his sister Celine (late Ian) Newcastle, NB; his two brothers:  Dennis (Sophie) Chateauguay, PQ and Gilles (Sharon) Dunlop, NB; also, many nieces, nephews.

He was pre-deceased by his parents and his sister Claire.

Before his Parkinson’s was more advanced, he enjoyed cycling, skating, cross country skiing, snowmobiling, badminton, camping and ballroom dancing.

Cremation has taken place.  A private Christian burial with immediate family only will take place at Holy Rosary Cemetery, Bathurst, NB at a later date.

A special thanks to those who helped Ellie with his care; Extra Mural – Driscoll unit, Integrity, Faubourg du Mascaret – Pavillon Richard and the faithful friends who were always there for both he and Ellie.

Donations in Jean’s memory can be made to Parkinson’s Canada, Friends of the Moncton Hospital or a charity of the donor’s choice.


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  1. My sympathies to the familly. I worked for John at Coronet Card Shop. He was an amazing boss. RIP John

  2. Aunt Ellie, Lyn, Carol, and Bonnie. Condolences from the Cassidy’s. So many great memories over many decades with Uncle John, Ellie and the cousins. While sad news, it is comforting to know he is now at peace. Janet often reminds me of where my obsession over cars and sound systems came from. Thank you Uncle John and may you Rest in Peace.

  3. Ellie, Lyn, Carol and Bonnie and the Olscamp family
    John was one of the nicest men we have ever had the pleasure of knowing. We have so many wonderful memories, first in Tracadie as the Babin children then as adults. Louis and I were always so happy to see John drive in to the camp “up-river” before continuing on to the Olscamp “lodge”, always with a great hug and invitation to join his gang for a cocktail once they were set up. He was a gentle man as well as a gentleman. John was a stellar person. Louis joins me in extending to you all our deepest condolences. Our thoughts are with you. May he Rest In Peace. Gale Babin

  4. De toute la famille Gauvin, on vous envoie nos plus sinéres condoléances. Jean était toujours accueillant et chaleureux. Bon courage.

  5. Ellie & Family, deepest sympathies to you all at this difficult time. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Gerry & Ramona Mitchell

  6. Mes sympathies a toi et ta famille Ellie.
    Vous étiez souvent dans mes pensées.

  7. Ellie, Lyn, Carol, Bonnie and families,
    We offer our deepest sympathies and we will always cherish the great memories of John in Tracadie.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers during these difficult times.
    Nelda, Michel, Suzanne and Diane

  8. All my love to Ellie, Bonnie, Lyn and Carol. I have many fond memories of John and I discussing cars and stereo equipment at the kitchen table. He took a bit to warm up to me but He came around. A loving father, husband and friend. He will be missed!

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