Olive was married for over 63 years to the love of her life, William J. (Bill) Milligan.
She was the beloved mother of William A. (Therese) Milligan and Susan (Lee) Murphy. She leaves behind her grandchildren William C. (Lindsey) Milligan, Michael Tony Milligan, Patrick A. (Elise Venditti) Milligan and great grandchildren William T. (Will) Milligan and expecting Hailey Grace Milligan in May of 2018. She is survived by her sisters Patricia MacDannald, Jean Guidi and Mary Lou Vescio.
Olive was proceeded in death by her father Anthony Acquaviva, mother Mary (Gaurich) Acquaviva and sister Katherine Inglis.
She was a gourmet cook who loved to entertain both family and friends. “The More the Merrier” was her motto!
She volunteered and was very involved with Our Lady of the Elms PTO as well as being a lifelong supporter and friend to the Dominican Sisters here in Akron. She also enjoyed her years as a volunteer at Stan Hywet Hall.
She was a proud working woman and entrepreneur. One of Olive’s great joy’s in her life was her business, the “Wizards of Odds II Antiques” specializing in imported English antiques with locations in Copley, Ohio and Naples, FL. She ran this business with her family for over twenty years and was well respected in the antique world.
Olive was a generous soul who always helped and supported her many friends and family members. She and her husband touched many lives for the better over the years. She enjoyed travel, great food, loved to entertain and laugh and was always up for a game of cards!
Olive will be sorely missed by all, most especially by her husband Bill, her children and her extended family.
Calling hours will be Monday 6-8pm at the Hummel Funeral Home, 3475 Copley Rd. Copley, Ohio 44321. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00am Tuesday at St. Hilary Catholic Church, 2750 W. Market St. Fairlawn, Ohio 44333. Interment to follow at Glendale Cemetery.
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