Oskar H. Larsson passed away on Tuesday, August 7, 2018. He was 91 years old. He was a resident of Pine Run Community, Doylestown, PA for the past ten years and previously a resident of Chalfont, PA for 25 years.
Oskar was born in Philadelphia, son of the late O. Hugo Larsson and Emily Duncan Larsson. He was raised at Ardrossan Farms, Ithan, PA. He served in the U.S. Naval Reserve during World War II.
He received a Bachelor of Science degree from Delaware Valley College (now University) and Master of Education degree from Lehigh University. He was the Registrar at Delaware Valley College for 34½ years before retiring in 1989.
Oskar was the husband of the late Ruby H. (Sinclair) Larsson for 59 years before her passing in 2011. He is survived by three children, Barbara J. (Dennis) Livrone of Doylestown, Debra S. (Ronald) Blough of Furlong, and Scott T. (Maureen) Larsson of Horsham. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Also surviving Oskar is his dear sister Anna M. Bainbridge of Almond, NY, a niece and three nephews.
He was a member of Doylestown Presbyterian Church since 1955 where he served as Deacon, Elder, and Clerk of Sessions. He was Past President of Lenape Valley Golden Ages Club, Chalfont, PA. He was an active member of the Pine Run Community, serving as treasurer of the Villagers group, making daily announcements, and volunteering at community events. Oskar enjoyed traveling extensively with his wife Ruby to Ireland, Europe, and Africa.
Oskar’s family wishes to thank the administration and staff of Pine Run Community, especially the nursing staff and aides at the Health Center and Ascend Hospice, for their kind treatment of Oskar during his final weeks.
Relatives and friends will be received at Doylestown Presbyterian Church (address below) on Monday, August 20, 2018 at 10:00 AM. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM followed by fellowship and refreshments in DPC’s Celtic Cross Room. Interment will follow at The Baptist Church in the Great Valley, 945 North Valley Forge Road, Devon, Pennsylvania 19333.
In lieu of flowers, the family would appreciate donations in Oskar’s name be made to the Oskar H. Larsson Endowed Scholarship Fund, Delaware Valley University, 700 East Butler Avenue, Doylestown, PA 18901 or Doylestown Presbyterian Church, 127 East Court St., Doylestown, PA 18901.